The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic now stands at 10,547.
Of 4,058 tests carried out in total, 7.8% were positive, up on the 6.1% ratio the previous day.
Two deaths were recorded, with one victim aged 75 to 80 and one aged 85 to 90.
Pēdējo 24h laikā veikti 4058 COVID-19 izmeklējumi, reģistrēti 316 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, 2 personas mirušas (viena persona vecuma grupā no 75 līdz 80, viena grupā no 85 līdz 90).— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) November 15, 2020
Pozitīvo gadījumu īpatsvars pret testētajiem: 7,8 %.
So far 1,515 patients have recovered from infection and 123 have died.
The National Health Service (NVD) said Latvia's hospitals have 344 patients being treated for coronavirus symptoms at the moment (up on 329 the previous day), of whom 331 are displaying moderate symptoms while 13 have serious symptoms.
Jauni Covid-19 gadījumi stacionāros – 27. Kopā stacionāros ārstējas 344 pacienti: 331 ar vidēji smagu slimības gaitu, 13 ar smagu slimības gaitu. Pēdējās diennakts laikā no stacionāra izrakstīti 10 pacienti – kopā 772.— NVD (@VMNVD) November 15, 2020
On November 15, the 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 of population was 225.9 in Latvia, 664.3 in Lithuania and 169.3 in Estonia, according to data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
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 shops and many other public places.
As reported elsewhere by LSM, the full regulations relating to the current state of emergency in force until December 6 are now available to read online in an official English translation.
The number for medical emergencies is 113, the number for enquiring about a COVID-19 test if you have developed some potential symptoms after returning from overseas or being in contact with someone confirmed as having coronavirus is 8303.
There is also an information line to answer any questions you might have about the veracity of facts about COVID-19 on 8345.
ℹ️ "Infodēmijas” laikā svarīgi ir sekot uzticamai informācijai. Izvērtē avotus, kur smelies ziņas par Covid-19.— Veselības ministrija (@veselibasmin) November 15, 2020
Ja neesi pārliecināts par ziņas patiesumu un avota uzticamību, neizplati šo informāciju tālāk. pic.twitter.com/p3xckDlsSA
The SPKC has information in English about the approved methods of protecting yourself from the virus.
All arrivals (including returnees) need to fill in an electronic declaration prior to coming to Latvia. It is available at the website covidpass.lv.