262 Covid cases, one death Wednesday

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said May 24 that 262 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed over the previous 24-hour period with a single Covid-related death recorded.

Of 3,205 tests carried out, 8.2% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population fell from 132.6 Tuesday to 128.2 Wednesday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 827,699 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,818. The latest fatality was aged 50-59 years. 

Tuesday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 172 patients being treated in hospitals, 7 of whom are displaying serious Covid symptoms.

 

Covid-19 information

A summary in English of the latest Covid-19 situation is available at this special government website.

You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official website.

A hotline – 8989 – allows people to both register for vaccination and receive answers to questions about the process of vaccination will continue to operate. The number for medical emergencies is 113.

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

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