2021.12.09 11:53

Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 1,643 new cases, 17 deaths

BNS2021.12.09 11:53

Lithuania has confirmed 1,643 new coronavirus infections and 17 deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Thursday morning.

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

A total of 18,537 people have been vaccinated over the past 24 hours, including 1,956 with their first shot.

There are currently 1,271 Covid-19 patients in Lithuania's hospitals, including 125 ICU cases.

Over 15,500 molecular (PCR) tests for Covid-19 and 3,800 antigen tests have been performed over the past 24 hours.

The 14-day infection rate has edged down to 846.4 per 100,000 people, and the seven-day percentage of positive tests is 12.2 percent.

A total of 486,000 people in Lithuania have tested positive for Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic. The death toll has reached 6,900.

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