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43 Covid cases confirmed Saturday in Latvia

On Saturday, July 24, Latvia reported 43 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 138,425.

Of 10,575 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.4% were positive.

The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants inched up slightly from 29.1 Friday to 29.7 Saturday.

One Covid-related death was reported Saturday, so the death toll since the start of the pandemic stands at 2,550.

On July 23, 50 patients were being treated in Latvian hospitals for coronavirus symptoms. Of that number, 9 have serious symptoms.

The number of fully completed vaccinations in the country now stands at 659,450. On July 23,  2,987 people received a first vaccination and 1,984 received a second vaccination.

Covid-19 information

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.

There is also a website to register for vaccination, https://manavakcina.lv/ which includes an English-language version.  See this earlier story for a simple summary of what to do.

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.

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