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Figures from Lithuania's electronic health services system show that the country's coronavirus death count is higher by 153 cases than officially reported by the country's statistics office that receives its information from the National Public Health Center (NPHC).

On Wednesday, 3 330 new COVID-19 cases were recorded. In total, the country has already detected 83 883 coronavirus cases since the outbreak of the pandemic.

On Thursday, 2 514 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in Lithuania. The country has already detected 69 582 coronavirus cases since the beginning of the pandemic.

The Lithuanian government on Wednesday banned groups of more than two people in public places, except for family members, prohibited temporary stalls in shopping centers, and recommended that retailers avoid sales promotion events that attract large numbers of shoppers.

The Lithuanian government's COVID-19 crisis response committee discussed on Monday a proposal to restrict the number of people gathering in a public space to two, down from the current limit of five, and impose a ban on advertising discounts and sales, outgoing Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said.