The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 134,421.
Of 10,774 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 2.4% were positive, down slightly on the 2.5% rate of Thursday.
Continuing the encouraging trend of the last two weeks, the 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants fell yet again from 230.7 Thursday to 219.2 Friday.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) June 4, 2021
▫️veikti 10 774 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 259 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
Unfortunately ten deaths were registered Friday, the death toll since the start of the pandemic now reaching 2,402.
You can find all 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.