The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 135,388.
Of 12,810 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, just 1.9% were positive, down again on the 2.0% rate of Tuesday.
The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants continued to decline, from 191.7 Tuesday to 183.7 Wednesday. It means the epidemiolgical risk is now classed as "high" instead of the "very high" of recent months.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) June 9, 2021
▫️veikti 12 810 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 244 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemti ziņojumi par 5 mirušajiem (viens cilvēks 60-69 gadu vecumā, viens 70-79 gadu vecumā, trīs 80-89 gadu vecumā).
Unfortunately there was confirmation of five more deaths as a result of Covid-19. The death toll since the start of the pandemic now stands at 2,428.
🏥 Aktuālā statistika par stacionāros esošo Covid-19 pacientu ārstēšanu. Kopā stacionāros ārstējas 339 pacienti: 278 ar vidēji smagu slimības gaitu; 61 ar smagu slimības gaitu. Jauni gadījumi - 38. Pēdējo 24H laikā izrakstīts 41 pacients. pic.twitter.com/01SVRUZIWb— NVD (@VMNVD) June 9, 2021
According to the National Health Service, there are currently 339 patients being treated for Covid-19 symptoms in Latvia's hospitals. Of that number, 61 are dispalying serious symptoms.
You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official website.
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.
Use of nose and mouth coverings is compulsory in all public places indoors, including workplaces. Physical distancing and frequent hand washing and sanitary cleaning habits are encouraged.
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.
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.