Of the total number of positive cases, 351 were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 68 were fully vaccinated.
The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 146,800.
Of 40,979 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 1 % were positive.
The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants rose again from 238.4 Friday to 247.0 Saturday, taking morbidity deeper into the 'dark red' or 'very high' risk classification, the highest of the four alert categories under the 'traffic light' system.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) September 11, 2021
▫️veikti 40 979 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 419 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, no tiem 351 nevakcinēts vai vakcinācijas kursu nepabeiguši, 68 vakcinēti;
Unfortunately, five more Covid-related deaths were also confirmed, of persons in the age range 60-99 years. The death toll since the start of the pandemic now stands at 2,607.
On September 10, a total of 2,565 people received a first vaccination dose and 2,420 received a second dose. In all, 786,931 people have now completed a course of vaccination.
238 patients are currently being treated for Covid-19 symptoms in Latvian hospitals. Of that number, 24 are displaying serious symptoms.
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.