Lockdown ends but Lithuania will live under emergency conditions

The lockdown regime ends in Lithuania on Wednesday and the country will live under the conditions of an emergency situation.

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Overstaying foreigners will not face liability

Foreigners whose permits to temporarily stay in Lithuania expired during the lockdown will not face administrative liability, the country's Migration Department said on Tuesday.

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Lithuania publishes list of 45 most coronavirus-affected countries

The Lithuanian Health Ministry published on Tuesday a list of 45 countries most affected by the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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3 new coronavirus cases

On Monday, 3 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Lithuania. Overall, 1776 cases have been detected in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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Lithuania to advise self-isolation for arrivals from corona-affected countries

Arrivals from coronavirus-affected countries will be advised to self-isolate after Lithuania lifts the nationwide quarantine on Wednesday, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said on Monday.

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Suspected pollution in Belarus prompts experts take water samples from Nemunas

Experts from Lithuania's Environmental Protection Agency have taken water samples from the River Nemunas near the southern cities of Alytus and Druskininkai in response to reports of large numbers of dead fish and other animals in the river near Grodno in Belarus.

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Mayor of Kedainiai District calls defacing of Soviet monument hooliganism

Valentinas Tamulis, mayor of Lithuania's central District of Kedainiai, has called an incident when the monument for a Soviet soldier at the cemetery in the nearby town of Seta was defaced using red paint an act of hooliganism.

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5 new coronavirus cases

On Sunday, 5 new coronavirus cases were detected in Lithuania. Overall, 1 773 have been recorded in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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5 new coronavirus cases

On Saturday, 5 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania. Since the outbreak of the pandemic, Lithuania has already recorded 1 768 cases in the country.

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Health minister concerned over workers from third countries

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga says the ministry is anxiously waiting for the upcoming week when borders for workers from third countries with national visas will be opened.

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President: Eastern Partnership needs stronger driving force and enthusiasm

The Eastern Partnership program needs a new EU strategy, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda says, adding that the Eastern Partnership policy needs to be taken to a new level.

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Ban for people to come from Sweden, Portugal, UK to remain

The existing bank for residents of Sweden, Portugal and the United Kingdom to come to Lithuania will remain next week.

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7 new coronavirus cases

On Friday, 7 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania. Overall, it adds to 1763 cases.

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Seimas adopted a resolution on EU solidarity during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Seimas decided to call on the European Commission to take measures necessary to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences in a coordinated and unified manner.

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75th person dies of coronavirus

Lithuania recorded its 75th death of the coronavirus on Thursday, Rolanda Lingiene, director of the National Public Health Center's Vilnius Department, said on Friday.

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Lithuania and Poland reopen border to each other

Lithuania and Poland on Friday reopened their shared border that had been closed since mid-March in a bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

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4 new coronavirus cases

On Thursday, 4 new coronavirus cases were recorded in Lithuania. Overall, it adds to 1756 cases in the country.

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Lithuania starts handing out iodide pills ahead of Astravyets NPP launch

Lithuania's Health Emergency Situations Center has on Thursday handed over potassium iodide pills to the municipalities of Vilnius and Svencionys Districts to be distributed to local resident for their protection in case of a nuclear accident.

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Veryga: opening border with Belarus would be very risky

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga says it would be very risky to reopen the border with Belarus now.

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Debunk EU: Latvia had the widest spread of COVID-19 related disinformation in May

The Debunk EU analysis of COVID-19 related disinformation in three Baltic countries in May revealed that more than a half of this kind of news was published in Latvia (59%). Almost one third of them (28%) was recorded in Lithuania, and less than 13% in Estonia. A total of 265 cases were detected per month on websites and Facebook groups, 6703 pieces of information were investigated in total.

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