The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 137,797.
Of 6,700 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.7% were positive, exactly the same as the previous day and consistent with the roughly 0.5% rate of recent days.
However, the 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants ticked up slightly for the first time since mid-May, from 35.4 Wednesday to 36.3 Thursday.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) July 8, 2021
▫️veikti 6700 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 50 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemts ziņojums par 1 mirušo (80-89 gadu vecumā)
☑️Pozitīvo gadījumu īpatsvars pret testētajiem: 0.7%
☑️14 dienu kumulatīvais rādītājs uz 100 000 iedzīvotāju: 36.3
There was one additional Covid-19 death confirmed Thursday with the victim aged 80-89. The death toll since the start of the pandemic stands at 2,535.
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.