Covid 19. April 22

Medic during Covid. Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels

Another vaccination centre will be opened in Vilnius next week. It will be launched at the Litexpo exhibition centre.

According to the local government, in the largest hall in the centre, marked with number 5, there will be 50 vaccination booths, which will enable the vaccination of up to 15,000 people a day.


Currently, apart from vaccination points in clinics, there are also two larger vaccination points – in the municipality building and the informal education centre in Žirmūnai.

According to the council, when the Litexpo vaccination centre is opened, clinics will be able to focus more on revaccinations and vaccinations at home for people who have mobility problems.


Germany is interested in buying 30 million doses of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against COVID-19. The transaction would take place during the summer holidays.

The Prime Minister of Saxony, Michael Kretschmer, said that Germany will buy the vaccines if the European Medicines Agency agrees. The vaccines would be delivered to Germany in June, July and August.


German Healthcare Minister Jens Spahn said in early April that Germany was negotiating an early agreement with Russia to buy Sputnik V doses.

From Thursday, cafés, bars and open-air restaurants will resume their activities. This is the next step in easing quarantine restrictions.


Cafes and bar gardens, as well as open-air restaurants, may be open from 7 am to 9 pm. A maximum of 2 people may be seated at one table, with the exception of members of one family or one household.

Food and beverage outlets, restaurants, cafes and bars in sea and air terminals will also be open. From April 22, it will also be possible to rent rooms for private events.


From now on, close contacts are allowed for up to 10 vaccinated or recovred persons, private celebrations in public and private spaces, as well as outdoor trips – also up to 10 vaccinated or recovered persons are allowed.

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