The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 138,126.
Of 9,832 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.4% were positive, consistent with the rate over the last two weeks.
The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants ticked down slightly from 28.9 Friday to 27.8 Saturday, still just above the level of 20 cases per 100,000 inhabitants which is officially classed as "low risk" under the government's four-color warning system.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) July 17, 2021
▫️veikti 9832 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 39 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemts ziņojums par 1 mirušo (80-89 gadu vecumā)
☑️Pozitīvo gadījumu īpatsvars pret testētajiem: 0.4%
☑️14 dienu kumulatīvais rādītājs uz 100 000 iedzīvotāju: 27.8
One Covid-related death was reported Saturday, with the victim aged 90-89. The death toll since the start of the pandemic sands at 2,543.
On Friday the number of people who have completed a course of vaccination reached 632,408.
3,195 people received a first dose of vaccine and 631 received a second dose.
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.
You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official website.
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.
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.
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.
For the latest rules on entry and exit rules for international travellers, we have this summary.