1,095 new Covid cases, 20 deaths Thursday in Latvia

Another 1,095 new cases of Covid-19 infection were added to Latvia's total on November 25, according to the latest figures from the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

Of the new cases, 609 cases were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 486 were fully vaccinated. As a result of the latest additions, the total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic has passed the 250,000 mark and now stands at 250,132. 

Of the 12,530 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 8.7% were positive. The 14-day cumulative morbidity rate per 100,000 population fell from 721 Wednesday to 706 Thursday.

Unfortunately, 20 more Covid-related deaths were also confirmed Thursday. All of the victims were aged over 50 years. Two of the fatalities were fully vaccinated individuals. The total death toll since the start of the pandemic now stands at 4,083.

Wednesday data show 967 patients being treated in hospital with 175 patients displaying serious symptoms.

Meanwhile in Estonia 655 new cases and 10 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours and in Lithuania the figures were 1,853 new cases and 19 deaths.


Covid-19 information

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.

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.

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. For the latest rules on entry and exit rules for international travellers, see this webpage for details of the latest country-specific entry regulations.

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