While the incidence of the new coronavirus disease in Latvia, Covid-19, is still the lowest in Europe, Lithuania and Estonia have been experiencing a significant increase in the incidence for several weeks.
According to the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC), the 14-day cumulative number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 population on September 6 rose to 17.1 in Estonia and 16 in Lithuania, compared to 4.8 in Latvia.
According to the Estonian Department of Health, the 14-day cumulative number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 population on September 6 in Estonia is even higher than indicated by the ECDC and reached 18.36.
Covid-19 infection was confirmed in 43 people in Lithuania last day, the Ministry of Health said on Sunday.
Thus, in Lithuania, infection with this virus was detected in a total of 3083 people, but recovery was confirmed in 1954 people.
19 new cases of infection were registered in Vilnius, 11 – in Kaunas, six – in Siauliai, three – in Klaipeda, three – in Taurage, but one case was registered in Marijampole municipality.
No Covid-19 deaths were reported in Lithuania last day. So far, 86 people have died from the disease in Lithuania, but the cause of death of another 13 people was different.
The new coronavir virus was detected in 25 people in Estonia last day, the Health Department said on Sunday.
As a result, the total number of confirmed infections in Estonia has reached 2,516.
Also in Estonia, no Covid-19 deaths were recorded last day. So far, 64 people have died of the disease in Estonia.
It has already been reported that three new cases of infection were registered in Latvia during the last day, performing 1596 Covid-19 tests. The information available to the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC) shows that all newly diagnosed patients are the contact persons for previously ill people.
A total of 1428 persons became ill in Latvia, but 1187 recovered. To date, 35 people have been confirmed to be infected with Covid-19.