600 Covid cases and eleven deaths in Latvia

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On April 27, 2022, Latvia recorded 614 new cases of Covid-19 infection in total, according to the latest figures from the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

Out of 5,311 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 11.6% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population continued to fall from 428.5 Tuesday to 400.8 Wednesday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 818,644 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.



Eleven Covid-related death were confirmed over the past 24 hours, all victims aged over 50 years. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,740.

Wednesday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) shows 335 patients being treated in hospitals. 52 patients were admitted and 34 were discharged over the past 24 hours. 13 patients are displaying serious symptoms.



Covid-19 information

A summary in English of the latest Covid-19 situation including restrictions still in place after April 1 is available at this special government website.

You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official website.

A hotline – 8989 – allows people to both register for vaccination and receive answers to questions about the process of vaccination will continue to operate. The number for medical emergencies is 113.

There is also a website to register for vaccination, https://manavakcina.lv which includes an English-language version.

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

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