12 new cases of coronavirus detected in Lithuania


As previously noted by a representative of the National Center for Public Health, the number of cases in the republic may increase

VILNIUS, May 23 – Sputnik. In Lithuania, the total number of detected cases of coronavirus infection exceeded 1615, the Ministry of Health of the Republic reports.

According to Saturday morning, 12 new cases were recorded per day. Thus, the number of cases detected is 1616 people.

It is reported that 1135 patients recovered, 63 patients died.

During the day, 5839 tests for COVID-19 were carried out in Lithuania, and for the whole time 264882 tests were done.

As Ginreta Megelinskene, head of the Vilnius Department of Infectious Diseases Control Department of Infectious Diseases, noted earlier this week, the number of cases of infection with a new infection may increase. This week, more active growth was recorded, but it was associated with foci of the disease. However, the most dangerous situation will be if the coronavirus again begins to circulate among the population throughout the republic.

On March 11, the World Health Organization announced an outbreak of a new coronavirus infection with COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest WHO data, more than 4.9 million cases of the disease were recorded in the world, more than 327 thousand people died.


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