2021.07.27 10:33

Coronavirus: no deaths from Covid-19 five days in row

BNS, LRT.lt2021.07.27 10:33

Lithuania has registered 211 new coronavirus infections and no deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Tuesday morning.

This is the fifth day in a row when the country has reported no deaths from the coronavirus.

Lithuania's 14-day coronavirus infection rate has risen to 70.9 cases per 100,000 people, with the daily share of positive tests unchanged at 2.2 percent, according to the latest statistics.

Some 5,953 molecular (PCR) tests for Covid-19 and 7,473 antigen tests have been performed in the last 24 hours.

Overall, 281,284 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic, and the number of active cases has risen to 1,800 over the past 24 hours.

A total of 4,411 people have died from Covid-19 in Lithuania so far. The overall number of deaths directly or indirectly related to the coronavirus has reached 9,018.

In the past 24 hours, 9,751 people have received the first shot of a coronavirus vaccine, while 6,000 have received the second.

So far, over 1.36 million people, or 48.7 percent of the population, have been vaccinated at least once and over 1.21 million have been given two shots.

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