Of that 423 total, 263 were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 160 were fully vaccinated. The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 232,247.
Of the 5,419 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 7.8% were positive.
The 14-day cumulative morbidity rate per 100,000 population dropped again from 1545.0 Sunday to 1520.5 Monday, further raising hopes that the current infection wave may be past its peak, even while the level remains very high.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) November 8, 2021
▫️veikti 5419 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 423 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, no tiem 263 nevakcinēti vai vakcinācijas kursu nepabeiguši, 160 vakcinēti;
Unfortunately 16 more Covid-related deaths were also confirmed. All were aged 40 years or over. 14 of the victims were unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated while two were fully vaccinated.
The death toll since the start of the pandemic passed the 3,500 mark as a result of the latest fatalities and now stands at 3,515.
🏥 Aktuālā statistika par stacionāros esošo Covid-19 pacientu ārstēšanu. Kopā stacionāros ārstējas 1605 pacienti: 1369 ar vidēji smagu slimības gaitu; 236 ar smagu slimības gaitu. Jauni gadījumi - 101. Pēdējo 24h laikā izrakstīti 15 pacienti. pic.twitter.com/OFKrnzcQUa— NVD (@VMNVD) November 8, 2021
Monday data show a record-high 1,605 patients being treated in hospital with 236 patients displaying serious symptoms.
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. See this earlier story for a simple summary of what to do. You are allowed to break lockdown to travel to and from vaccination.
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.