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2021.06.17 12:06

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 104 new cases, four deaths

BNS2021.06.17 12:06

Lithuania has registered 104 new coronavirus infections and four deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Thursday morning.

There have been 7,276 molecular (PCR) tests and 4,290 antigen tests performed in the last 24 hours.

Lithuania's 14-day coronavirus infection rate currently stands at 94 cases per 100,000 people, and the share of positive tests has been 1.1 percent over the past seven days.

Overall, 278,177 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic.

A total of 4,357 people have died from Covid-19 in Lithuania so far. The overall number of deaths directly or indirectly related to the coronavirus has reached 8,831.

Over the past 24 hours, 6,682 people have received the first shot of the coronavirus vaccine and 21,365 have received the second jab.

As of Wednesday morning, 1,190,680 people in Lithuania have received at least one shot of the vaccine, or 42.6 percent of the population, and 794,438 have received two jabs.

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