Of 10,707 newly-confirmed cases, 4,178 cases were recorded in unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated people, while 6.529 were fully vaccinated.
Out of 26,001 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 41.2% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population hit another record high, though it rose only slightly from 6,741 Friday to 6,798 Saturday.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) February 12, 2022
▫️veikts 26 001 Covid-19 izmeklējums;
▫️reģistrēti 10 707 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, no tiem 4178 nevakcinēti vai vakcinācijas kursu nepabeiguši, 6529 vakcinēti;
Since the beginning of the pandemic 510,833 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.
Thirteen Covid-related deaths were also confirmed. All of the victims were aged over 50 years. Six of the dead were fully vaccinated. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,020.
Saturday hospital data from the National Health Service show 1,064 patients being treated in hospitals (down on 1,126 on Thursday). 147 patients were admitted and 191 discharged during the previous 24 hours. 86 patients are displaying serious symptoms.
A summary in English of the latest Covid-19 situation including restrictions in place and rules on public assembly is available at this special government website which includes current control measures.
You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official website.
The dedicated hotline for Covid-19 related inquiries (24 hours, 7 days a week) is 8345. The number for medical emergencies is 113. There is a Latvian language hotline 8989 which allows people to both register for vaccination and receive answers to questions about the process of vaccination.
SPKC information phone (e.g., to find out more about the rules on self-isolation) +371 67387661.
There is also a website to register for vaccination, https://manavakcina.lv which includes an English-language version.
If you have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or you have fully recovered from a confirmed case of it, you can obtain a digital certificate attesting to your status at the website https://covid19sertifikats.lv.
Latvia is also part of the European Union's wider Covid-19 certification scheme. All arrivals to the country (including returnees) need to fill in an electronic declaration prior to coming to Latvia. It is available at the website covidpass.lv.
The Latvian Ministry of the Interior phone for questions on filling out the Covidpass.lv is +371 67219111.
For the latest rules on entry and exit rules for international travellers, see this webpage for details of the latest country-specific regulations.
The Facebook account of the Consular Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is accessible here.
State Border Guard phone to get information on border crossing issues: +371 67075616.
Information about Covid-19 testing at Rīga Airport: https://www.riga-airport.com/for-passengers/covid-19-testing/en