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Wednesday, 29.11.2023, 05:58
Twenty troops of NATO's multinational battalion stationed in Lithuania have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the military unit's spokesman confirmed to LETA/BNS on Wednesday.
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The requirements for transit from the Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad to mainland Russia via Lithuania have been tightened, but the scheme will remain in place, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said LETA/BNS.
Today the President and CEO of airBaltic Martin Gauss announced that he will give up his salary during the crisis thus supporting the company in coping with this extraordinary situation, airBaltic representatives informed BC.
The Lithuanian government should on Wednesday decide on the extension of the existing quarantine to slow the spread of the coronavirus, and also on stricter penalties for those failing to comply with quarantine requirements, reported LETA/BNS.
Estonian developer and manufacturer of ultracapacitor systems Skeleton Technologies has launched the production of an ultracapacitor module for medical equipment.
Estonian banks on Monday raised the limit on contactless payments to 50 euros in an effort to minimize contact so as to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus, and so far, 75% of terminals have been updated in the central systems, informed LETA/BNS.
In Riga, hydrogen-powered trolleybuses on the 4th trolleybus route Central Market - Smerlis have been put into service, Baiba Bartasevica, representative of the Riga municipal transportation company Rigas Satiksme, informed LETA.