The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 132,918.
Of 10,929 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 2.8 % were positive, up very slightly on the 2.4% rate of Thursday, but consistent with the roughly 3% level throughout the past week.
Also continuing the encouraging trend of the last week, the 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants fell yet again, from 291 Friday to 278 Saturday.
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▫️veikti 10 929 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 306 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemti ziņojumi par 11 mirušajiem (divi cilvēki 60-69 gadu vecumā, trīs 70-79 gadu vecumā, trīs 80-89 gadu vecumā, trīs 90-99 gadu vecumā).
Unfortunately, 11 more deaths were also confirmed Saturday, taking the total death toll since the start of the pandemic to 2,370.
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.