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Lithuania currently ranks 5th in terms of the 14-day COVID-19 case notification rate among EU member states and is in 10th place in terms of the 14-day death notification rate, according to the weekly coronavirus situation update published by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) on Thursday.
Lithuania ranks 65th in EU by COVID-19 cases
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Lithuania ranked 6th and 13th respectively last week.

Lithuania's 14-day case notification rate now exceeds 576 cases per 100,000 people, up by 36 cases from a week before.

Cyprus comes first in the EU with a 14-day case notification rate of 1,145, followed by Sweden with almost 692 and Croatia with 673 cases.

In terms of the 14-day death notification rate, Lithuania ranks 10th with around 67 COVID-19 deaths per million inhabitants.

Hungary tops the list with around 317 deaths, followed by Bulgaria with 271 and Poland with around 157 deaths.

Non-EU Iceland continued to fare the best among the EU/EEA countries monitored by the ECDC with around 42 new infections per 100,000 inhabitants and no coronavirus-related deaths in the past 14 days.

In the EU, Finland and Portugal have the lowest 14-day COVID-19 case notification rate, at around 55 and 61 per 100,000 people respectively, and Portugal reported three deaths and Finland recorded four.

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