Nine of the fatalities were either not vaccinated or only partially vaccinated.

A total of 13,900 people have been vaccinated over the past 24 hours, including 1,277 with their first dose.

The number of COVID-19 patients in hospitals has fallen by several dozen to 1,054, including 88 ICU cases.

About 21,000 molecular (PCR) tests for COVID-19 and 4,600 antigen tests have been performed over the past 24 hours.

The 14-day infection rate has risen to 1,438.51 per 100,000 people, but the seven-day percentage of positive tests has edged down to 18.5 percent.

Overall, nearly 560,000 people in Lithuania have tested positive for COVID-19 since the start of the pandemic. The death toll has reached 7,600.