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Covid-19. May 07

Over the past 24 hours, 1,244 new cases of coronavirus infection have been confirmed in Lithuania – slightly less than the previous day. However, more than twice as many deaths have been recorded. During the […]

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Covid-19. May 06

Vaccination against COVID-19 for people aged 55+ will begin next week across Lithuania. Mass vaccination according to BNS is to start on May 31. The joint registration system is expected to start operating on May […]

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Covid-19. May 05

The government approved the opportunity passport on Wednesday. It will give people with immunity or a negative test the opportunity to use restricted sectors of activity. “This option would be aimed in particular at people […]

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Covid-19. May 04

Even several hundred children were admitted to hospitals in Vilnius and Kaunas due to Covid-19. Most are mildly infected, but some have severe disease. According to the head of the infectious diseases department of the […]

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Covid-19. May 03

Vilnius is finishing administering the vaccine from an additional delivery. This week, it intends to invite residents aged 45+ and the elderly for vaccinations. Another large delivery of vaccines is expected. As of Monday morning, […]

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Covid-19. April 26

Today, further loosening of the restrictions comes into force. After an almost six-month break, fitness clubs and gyms, some swimming pools and saunas are resuming their activities. Open spaces may be used for sports and […]

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Covid-19. April 23

Sodra has joined the government’s initiative to promote vaccination among the elderly. The Sodra Information Centre is calling over 112,000 people from all over Lithuania who have not been vaccinated so far and invites them […]

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Covid-19. April 21

The double-mutation of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus has arrived in Europe. The mutation was discovered in samples taken in the Indian state of Maharashtra. Indian specialists are checking whether it may be more infectious or less […]

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Covid-19. April 19

In Lithuania, small events, the resumed operation of theatres and cinemas were allowed. The government warns that when using the services of cultural institutions, it will be necessary to use medical masks or respirators. These […]

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Covid-19. April 15

On Thursday, the government extended the quarantine until June while opening shops, bars, fitness clubs and museums. The relaxation of the restrictions will take effect within two weeks. “Let’s create such predictable epidemiological conditions for […]

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Covid-19. April 13

The State Medicines Control Service (VVKT) is sceptical about the possibility of delaying vaccination with the BioNTech and Pfizer vaccines. As reported by the representative of the service, Aistė Tautvydienė, such use of the vaccine […]

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Covid-19. April 12

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda addressed the country’s citizens, encouraging them to participate in vaccinations. “We have enough vaccines today, and there will be more each week. It is very important to take advantage of this […]