The highest daily total so far remains December 31, when 1,861 new infections were confirmed.
The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic now stands at 54,066.
Of 12,453 tests carried out in the last 24 hours, 8.8% were positive, up on the 7.8% rate the previous day, when a similar number of tests were carried out.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) January 15, 2021
▫️veikti 12 453 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 1 084 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
Fifteen more deaths were also confirmed. Of those, one victim was aged 30-35 years, one was aged 45-50, two were aged 55-65, three were aged 65-75, five were aged 75-85 and three were aged 85-95.
In total 935 people have now died in Latvia as a result of the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic.
The National Health Service (NVD) said 1,688 people received the Covid-19 vaccine during the previous 24 hours, taking the total number so far to 13,129.
💉Aizvadītā dienā pret Covid-19 vakcinēti 1688 cilvēki. Kopā vakcinēti 13129 cilvēki. Datus atradīsi: https://t.co/vUeNXgpEuD— NVD (@VMNVD) January 15, 2021
🔸Par vakcīnām un vakcinācijas procesu: https://t.co/9b3ime5MIw
🔸Par vakcīnu izstrādi un apstiprināšanu: https://t.co/ypQGuZxwPs
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 read the full text of the emergency laws in English via our earlier story.
You can read about the curfew conditions HERE.
Use of nose and mouth coverings is compulsory in all public places indoors, including workplaces, and there are restrictions on what goods can be bought from stores. Physical distancing and frequent hand washing and sanitary cleaning habits are encouraged.
The current state of emegency runs until February 7 and the current "quiet period" restrictions regarding Covid-19 until January 25.
The number for medical emergencies is 113.
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. From January 15 arrivals will also need to show a negative Covid-19 test from a maximum 72 hours before arrival or proof of vaccination.