276 medics are isolation in Lithuania – adviser

  • 2020-04-03
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – There are over 270 medics in coronavirus isolation in Lithuania, the country's government said on Friday.

"276 employees of medical establishment are under quarantine," Giedrius Surplys, an adviser to Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis and head of the public information group, told a press conference on Friday.

As of Thursday, 113 medics had tested positive for the coronavirus in Lithuania, Daiva Razmuviene, an epidemiologist of the National Public Health Center, told BNS.

As of Friday morning, 696 coronavirus cases had been confirmed in Lithuania. Nine people have died of the virus and seven have recovered.