Lithuania allows ‘social bubbles’ in slight easing of lockdown rules

The Lithuanian government has added minor exceptions to the country’s lockdown rules, allowing single-member households to form “social bubbles” and some school students to attend online classes from classrooms.

The changes are meant to help “people who are lonely and are truly under a huge psychological stress” as well as “kids who have difficulties studying from home”, Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė told her cabinet on Wednesday.

Under the lockdown rules, introduced in mid-December and intended to last until at least January 31, people are not allowed to have non-work-related physical interactions outside their households. All school and university classes have been moved online. Read more <<<

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