At the same time, all persons who have been in contact with Kaimiņš must self-quarantine for the next 14 days and monitor their own health situation, reported the LETA newswire.
Given that the Kaimiņš has also been in contact with government officials and has attended Coalition Cooperation Council meetings, members of the government, including Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš, also need to self-quarantine. These persons will also be checked by the SPKC
Perevoščikovs allowed the possibility that Kaimiņš may have been infected with the virus during a trip abroad at the beginning of March.
Earlier in the day Kaimiņš himself said he did not know the source of his infection. He went into self-quarantine after feeling unwell on March 17 but attended a Saeima sitting on March 16.