Covid-19: 281 infected and two dead in Lithuania; Quarantine in Slovenia, anti-record in Russia

In Lithuania, infection with the new coronavir has been confirmed again for a record number of people – 281 people tested positive for the virus last day and two people died from the disease Covid-19, the Ministry of Health announced on Friday.

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A total of 7041 people have been diagnosed with the virus in the country, and 3035 people have been confirmed for recovery.

8628 analyzes were performed last day, thus 3.2% of tests were positive. A total of 877,398 analyzes were performed in Lithuania.

177 of the newly detected cases were related to specific foci of the disease, another 40 people became infected through contact with known persons who had already been diagnosed with the virus, in ten cases the virus was imported from abroad – France, Greece, Ukraine, Great Britain, Norway, the Netherlands and Sweden. conditions have not been clarified, according to data from the National Center for Public Health (NVSC).

Most new infections are related to outbreaks in medical, social care and educational institutions. The virus has also spread in a choir attempt.

The hospitals are currently treating 199 Covid-19 patients, 19 of whom are in resuscitation or intensive care units, nine of whom require artificial lung ventilation, and 80 people are treated with oxygen masks, according to the Ministry of Health.

Covid-19 claimed the lives of 112 people in Lithuania, but another 32 of those infected with the virus had a different cause of death. Patients in the age groups over 80 and over 70 who died last day; the first of them also had chronic diseases.

According to the Lithuanian National Center for Public Health, the 14-day cumulative number of infections per 100,000 population on October 16 in Lithuania is 74.6. According to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, this figure is 70.72.

In Estonia, 37 people were diagnosed with the new coronavir virus last day, the Health Department said on Friday.

As a result, the number of confirmed infections in Estonia has reached 4017, and recovery has been confirmed for 2362 people.

Covid-19, a new coronavirus disease, did not claim new victims last day. A total of 68 people died in Estonia.

A total of 240,117 tests have been performed in Estonia to detect infection with the new coronavirus. 1267 analyzes were performed in the previous day, thus 2.9% of all analyzes were positive.

According to the Estonian Department of Health, the 14-day cumulative number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 population on October 16 in Estonia is 38.45. According to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, the figure is 40.

New anti-record in Russia

In Russia, meanwhile, 15,150 new cases of Covid-19 infection have been reported in the past 24 hours, the highest number of infections in the country since the start of the pandemic, according to the anti-infection operational headquarters.

At the same time, 232 Covid-19 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

A total of 1,369,313 infections have been reported since the beginning of the pandemic. 9,313 infections.

Quarantine regime in Slovenia

In Slovenia, on the other hand, a partial quarantine regime came into force on Friday, the news agency “Sta” reports.

It is forbidden to gather more than ten people in the whole country and no more than six people in one group can go to work at a time.

For senior students, the studies will take place remotely for at least one week, starting on Monday, followed by an autumn break of one week.

Universities will also study remotely where possible.

Health services have divided the country into two zones: red, which means a higher risk of infection, and orange, which means a lower risk.

Seven of Slovenia’s 12 regions are included in the red zone, with more than 140 new infections per 100,000 population in the last two weeks.

In the Orange Zone, the figure is more than 40 people per 100,000 inhabitants in the last two weeks.

In the red zone, all indoor and outdoor public places require people to wear face masks and all events, including weddings and religious ceremonies, are prohibited.

People in the red zone are only allowed to leave to go to work or in an emergency.

In the red zone, from Saturday, bars, restaurants and cafes will no longer be allowed to serve customers at tables, but will be allowed to sell takeaway food.

In the orange area, where face masks are a mandatory requirement only indoors, restaurants, bars and cafes will be able to continue working as before.

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