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Lithuania currently ranks 6th in terms of the 14-day COVID-19 case notification rate among EU member states and is in 13th 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 6th in EU by COVID-19 cases
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Lithuania's 14-day case notification rate now exceeds 540 cases per 100,000 people.

Cyprus comes first in the EU with a 14-day case notification rate of 1,221, followed by Sweden with almost 747 and Croatia with 742 cases.

In terms of the 14-day death notification rate, Lithuania ranks 13th with around 57 COVID-19 deaths per million inhabitants.

Hungary tops the list with around 317 deaths, followed by Bulgaria with 214 and Poland with around 183 deaths.

Non-EU Iceland continued to fare the best among the EU/EEA countries monitored by the ECDC with around 23 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 66 and 67 per 100,000 people respectively, and Portugal reported almost five deaths and Finald recorded six.

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