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Saturday evening the Lithuanian government decided to introduce quarantine in the country starting from Monday.
Lithuania to start quarantine on Monday
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From Monday foreigners (with some exceptions) will not be allowed to enter Lithuania. Moreover, all shops (except food stores), beauty salons, restaurants and cafes will be closed. Restaurants will be still able to provide food delivery or take-away services.

The ban will not apply to the movement of goods.

Lithuanian citizens will not be allowed to leave the country except for some individual cases related to work or other duties.

Cruise ships will be banned to enter the port of Klaipeda.

Workers in public and private sector are advised to work from home.

All public events will be banned.

On Saturday, 14th March, there were 8 coronavirus cases confirmed in Lithuania.

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