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2021.10.22 12:29

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 2,939 new cases, 20 deaths

BNS2021.10.22 12:29

Lithuania confirmed 2,939 new coronavirus infections and 20 deaths from Covid-19 over Thursday, the country's statistics office said on Friday morning.

Seventeen of the fatalities were either not vaccinated or only partially vaccinated.

On Thursday, 3,072 people received their first coronavirus vaccine dose and 3,061 completed their inoculation. Booster shots were administered to 4,021 people.

The total number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals reached 1,735, up by 40 from the day before, including 148 ICU cases.

Some 16,000 molecular (PCR) tests for Covid-19 and 10,000 antigen tests have been performed over the past 24 hours.

The 14-day infection rate has risen further to 1,246.9 per 100,000 people, and the seven-day percentage of positive tests has edged up to 13.4 percent.

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