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2021.12.03 10:26

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports uptick with 2,040 new cases

BNS2021.12.03 10:26

Lithuania has registered 2,040 new coronavirus infections and 14 deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Friday morning.

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

A total of 20,618 people have been vaccinated over the past 24 hours, including 2,454 with their first shot.

The total number of Covid-19 patients in hospitals stands at 1,295, unchanged from before, including 131 ICU cases.

Over 14,300 molecular (PCR) tests for Covid-19 and almost 2,700 antigen tests have been performed over the past 24 hours.

The 14-day infection rate has risen to 860.4 per 100,000 people, taking an upward turn after more than three weeks of decline. The seven-day percentage of positive tests currently stands at 9.9 percent.

A total of 476,000 people in Lithuania have tested positive for Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic. The death toll has reached 6,800.

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