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Lithuania Will Close Schools, Restaurants and Other Venues for at Least Three Weeks

November 4, 2020

VILNIUS, Lithuania — Lithuania will close schools, restaurants and other venues for at least three weeks to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

The Cabinet decided the stricter measures will start on Saturday. They include mandatory masks outdoors, banning mass gatherings and closing sports clubs, theaters, cinemas. Similar measures were imposed in March during the first lockdown.

Lithuania registered less than 2,000 cases in September, then had a surge of 11,000 cases in October.

The nation of 2.8 million has 18,092 confirmed cases and 182 deaths.

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