Prime Minister of LITHUANIA Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday that the government would on Wednesday consider extending the lockdown until the end of June.
And asked why the lockdown had been extended for two weeks instead of one month, he refused to disclose any details. “Because that was the decision made by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania,” Skvernelis told the reporters on Wednesday. The Cabinet also approved other changes related to the lockdown regime. In particular, it allowed extending the working hours of cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs by one hour, till 11 p.m. In addition, it allowed holding cultural, entertainment, sports and other events with no more than 100 spectators indoors and no more than 300 spectators outdoors on June 1–15, on condition that the required safe distance between attendees is maintained – of one meter outdoors and two meters indoors.