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Around 80 out of 141 members of the Lithuanian parliament have registered for a coronavirus antibody test, Viktorija Cmilyte-Nielsen, the speaker of the Seimas, said on Thursday.
Marius Skuodis
Marius Skuodis
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"We have around 80 registered people now. The results will come back in a day or two," she told reporters. "The results will be anonymized and will give us the general picture of the situation."

All MPs have been invited to take the antibody test on Thursday. The results will allow the Seimas leadership to decide whether the parliament can fully return to its normal work, according to Cmilyte-Nielsen.

The speaker said earlier that around 100 MPs had taken the coronavirus jab or were willing to do so.

Lithuania's president, lawmakers and Cabinet members were put on the vaccination priority list. Those willing received the AstraZeneca jab to bolster the public's trust in the vaccine.

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