930 new Covid cases Monday in Latvia

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On March 28, 2022, Latvia recorded 930 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the latest figures from the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

Of the newly-confirmed cases, 234 cases were recorded in unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated people, while 696 were fully vaccinated. Monday's figure is usually the lowest of the week, due to a reduced number of tests being carried out on Sundays.

Out of 3,202 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 29% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population declined further from 2,550 Sunday to 2,488 Monday. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 791,550 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

Two more Covid-related deaths were also confirmed. One victim was aged 40-49 and the other 70-79. Both were vaccinated. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 5,562.

Sunday hospital data from the National Health Service show 901 patients being treated in hospitals. 64 patients were admitted and 25 were discharged during the previous 24 hours. 29 patients are displaying serious symptoms.


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 which includes current control measures.

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.

SPKC information hotline: +371 67387661.

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

For the latest rules on entry and exit for international travellers, see this webpage for details of the latest country-specific regulations.

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