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There are signs that the coronavirus spread curve in Lithuania is flattening, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said on Monday.
COVID-19 spread curve shows signs of flattening in Lithuania
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"There are indications or signs that our virus spread curve is flattening, rather is spiking upwards," he said at a news conference.

The number of positive cases relative to the number of tests is on the decline, the minister noted, adding that the government’s quarantine measures have helped to slow the spread of the virus in the country.

The flattening of the curve reflects the rate of the virus spread: the steeper the curve, the faster the virus spreads, resulting in hospitals being flooded with seriously ill patients.

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