5 new coronavirus cases in Lithuania

On Saturday, 5 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Lithuania. So far, Lithuania has recorded 1675 cases in the country.

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8 new coronavirus cases

On Friday, 8 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Lithuania. Since the outbreak of the pandemic Lithuania has already recorded 1670 cases.

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Member of Parliament apologizes for his Nazi salute-like voting

Audrys Simas, a member of the Lithuanian parliament, representing the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Party, apologized during the parliamentary sitting on Thursday for the fact that his way of voting reminded someone the Nazi salute. He says he was just voting.

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6 new coronavirus cases in Lithuania

On Thursday, Lithuania has recorded 6 new COVID-19 cases in the country. Overall, the country has 1662 confirmed coronavirus cases since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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Charred remains found in Mazeikiai district during manhunt for cop killer

Charred remains that might belong to Stasys Brasas, who is suspected of fatally shooting a police officer on Friday, have been discovered at the site of the incident in the district of Mazeikiai, north-west Lithuania, the Police Department has reported.

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Man shoots one police officer dead

An armed man shot a male police officer dead and injured a female police officer and fled. The incident took place in the village of Birbiliskes in Lithuania's northwestern Mazeikiai District.

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Attempt to publish fake news about US troops thwarted

An attempt to publish a fake report about the presence of US troops in Lithuania was thwarted by the country’s media on Wednesday.

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More than 100 Lithuanians return to country from abroad via Baltic neighbors each day

Latvia’s and Estonia’s border guard services each day notify Lithuania’s institutions about more than 100 Lithuania’s nationals arriving from other countries, Lithuania's State Border Guard Service (SBGS) reported on Thursday.

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9 new coronavirus cases

On Wednesday, 9 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lithuania. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Lithuania has already recorded 1656 cases.

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Lithuania plans to react differently in case of 2nd wave of pandemic

Lithuania’s government has drawn an action plan for the potential second wave of coronavirus, which provides for measures targeted at individual hotspots and does not involve the reintroduction of stringent economic restrictions similar to those put in place after the imposition of the lockdown in March, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has said.

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Special Investigation Service names biggest threat in country

Systemic corruption is the most dangerous and its initiators pose the biggest threat as experience shows they are often former officers, Zydrunas Bartkus the director of Lithuania's Special Investigation Service (SIS) says.

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Lockdown extended until June 16

Lithuania’s government on Wednesday extended the coronavirus lockdown until June 16.

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Lithuania appoints its new EU permanent representative

The Seimas of Lithuania has appointed Ruta Baneviciute as its new permanent representative to the European Union from August 1, the parliament said.

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8 new coronavirus cases

On Tuesday, 8 new coronavirus cases were detected in Lithuania. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Lithuania has recorded 1647 cases.

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Documents from Vilnius municipality regarding lung ventilators seized

Lithuania's Financial Crime Investigation Service has on Tuesday seized documents from Vilnius City Municipality over the procurement of lung ventilators, and has also carried out searches at a company Andrikus.

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Skvernelis: government will consider extending lockdown until late June

Lithuania’s government will on Wednesday consider extending the lockdown until the end of June, Prime Minister has said.

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4 new coronavirus cases

On Monday, 4 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Lithuania. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Lithuania has already detected 1639 COVID-19 cases.

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Veryga: extending lockdown will be proposed once again

Lithuania’s Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga will propose extending the lockdown once again.

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12 new coronavirus cases in Lithuania

On Sunday, 12 new COVID-19 cases were detected on Lithuania. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, 1635 novel coronavirus cases were confirmed in the country.

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R. van Voren. Getting ready for the next

It might seem premature to start a discussion about future pandemics, but in fact it is already overdue. Three months into the lock-down that gripped the majority of people living on the planet and has already unprecedented effects on the global community, we can already see where many things have gone wrong and how at least part of the consequences could have been averted.

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