According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of officially confirmed COVID-19 cases has exceeded 110 million and the number of deaths reached 2.5 million.
According to the WHO, 110.749 million people have been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus since the beginning of the pandemic. COVID-19 took the lives of almost 2.5 million people.
WHO statistics are based solely on officially confirmed cases and deaths.
The highest incidence of COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic was recorded in the United States (27.702 million cases), India (10.992 million), Brazil (10.082 million), Russia (4.165 million), Great Britain (4.106 million) and France (3.521 million). ), Spain (3.122 million), Italy (2.796 million), Turkey (2.632 million), Germany (2.387 million), Colombia (2.217 million) and Argentina (2.055 million).
The Department of Statistics warns that the third wave of coronavirus is about to begin in the country.
“It looks like the third wave of the pandemic is about to begin. We are returning to the old tracks on which we travelled in October,” the department’s statement reads.
According to the Department of Statistics, the number of new cases is no longer decreasing, the percentage of positive test results is increasing.
“This pattern continued throughout the week, there is no doubt about it,” the statement said.
Let week, the police fined 1,531 people for violating lockdown requirements, Police Department representative Ramūnas Matonis said.
According to him, the largest number of offenses – 1,048 – are contacts of more than one household. 153 people were fined for not having masks. Three companies that violated the quarantine conditions were also punished.
The police continue to control the traffic between municipalities. During the week, over 1.1 thousand cars were turned back and 280 people received fines for violating these restrictions.
Last week, police checked over 5,000 people who had to be in isolation. 47 people were punished.