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2021.10.18 11:17

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 1,468 new cases, 14 deaths

BNS2021.10.18 11:17

Lithuania has registered 1,468 new coronavirus infections and 14 deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Monday morning.

Eleven of the latest fatalities were either not vaccinated or only partially vaccinated.

A total of 452 people have been vaccinated over the past 24 hours, including 227 with their first dose.

The total number of Covid-19 patients in Lithuania's hospitals has reached 1,699, including 161 ICU cases.

Some 5,000 molecular (PCR) tests for Covid-19 and 4,200 antigen tests have been performed over the past 24 hours.

The 14-day infection rate has risen to 1,129 per 100,000 people, and the seven-day percentage of positive tests has gone up to 12.2 percent.

A total of 5,456 people have died of Covid-19 in Lithuania so far.

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