COVID-19 continues to spread rapidly in Lithuania: 3953 new cases, 18 people died

Last day, 1,372 people were vaccinated with the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine, for a total of 14.6 thousand people. people.

Hospitals are currently treating 1,046 patients with COVID-19, slightly less than a day ago, 89 of whom are in resuscitation.

About 17.5 thousand work was performed in the country last day. molecular (PCR) and 4.5 thousand. antigen tests for suspected coronavirus.

The number of new cases of coronavirus in 14 days is 100 thousand. the population continues to grow and reaches 1512.6 cases. The rate of seven-day positive diagnostic tests increased slightly to 18.9 percent.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, almost 564 thousand people in Lithuania have contracted this infectious disease. population, from which 7.6 thousand died. people.

Hospitals and deaths

142 people were hospitalized for COVID-19 last day, more than the previous day.

52 patients are undergoing artificial lung ventilation, with an additional 889 people receiving oxygen.

Photo of Klaipėda University Hospital / Klaipėda University Hospital

Minister of Health Arūnas Dulkys has previously said that strict pandemic management measures would be applied if 240 resuscitation beds were occupied in the country’s medical institutions.

Six people between the ages of 80 and 89, as well as four people aged 60-69 and 90-99, died of COVID-19 last day. Three of the dead were between 70 and 79 years old, and another was between 50 and 59 years old.

Two of them were fully vaccinated – people aged 70-79 and 90-99.

Of the 7,643 people who have died of COVID-19 to date, 694 have been fully vaccinated. 14.4 thousand have been directly and indirectly associated with COVID-19. deaths.


To date, at least one dose of the vaccine has been given to about 1.93 million people. people. Fully vaccinated – 1.04 million. population, another 809 thousand. fully vaccinated have also received a booster dose of the vaccine.

The Department of Statistics does not include people who received a booster dose among those who were fully vaccinated, they are counted separately.

In Lithuania, 69.2% have received at least one vaccine dose. population.

Eriko Ovcharenko / 15min nuotr./Vakcinavimas

Eriko Ovcharenko / 15min nuotr./Vakcinavimas

Apart from December, the youngest groups of children started vaccination, where 4.2 percent were vaccinated. The lowest number of vaccinated children is among children aged 12–15 – 37.7 per cent.

72.2 percent of the country’s top population, over the age of 80, was vaccinated.

In total, about 6.39 million LTL have been received in Lithuania so far. 4.32 million doses of vaccine were used for vaccination. from them.

At present, 29.9 thousand people still suffer from coronavirus. people – less than in the previous day.

Luke April / 15min photo / Vaccination of children from COVID-19

Luke April / 15min photo / Vaccination of children from COVID-19

From Monday, January 17, the isolation period is shortened to seven days for people who have been in contact with a person with COVID-19. More on that read here.

Also, from next Monday, all spectators and attendees over the age of 6 and event attendees must wear at least FFP2 level respirators that fit snugly to their face and completely cover their nose and mouth throughout the event. More on that read here.

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