Lithuania reports 634 new coronavirus cases, six deaths

  • 2021-08-27
  • BNS/TBT Staff

VILNIUS – Lithuania has registered 634 new coronavirus infections and six deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, the country's statistics office said on Friday morning.

There two fatalities were in the 60-69 and 80-89 age groups each, and one fatality in the 70-79 and over the 90 age groups each. Only one of these persons was fully vaccinated.

Lithuania's 14-day coronavirus infection rate has risen to 283.5 cases per 100,000 people, and the daily share of positive tests has risen to 4.8 percent, according to the latest statistics.

Some 7,070 molecular (PCR) tests for COVID-19 and 7,422 antigen tests have been performed over the past 24 hours.

Overall, 296,738 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. The number of active cases has edged down to 6,994.

A total of 4,20 people have died from COVID-19 in Lithuania so far, including 24 fully-vaccinated people. The overall number of deaths directly or indirectly related to the coronavirus has reached 9,201.