The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 134,677.
Of 9.367 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 2.7% were positive, up slightly on the 2.4% rate of Friday but in line with recent figures around the 3% mark.
Continuing the encouraging trend of the last two weeks, the 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants fell yet again from 219.2 Friday to 209.4 Saturday.
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▫️veikti 9367 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 256 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemti ziņojumi par 5 mirušajiem (divi cilvēki 50-59 gadu vecumā, viens 60-69 gadu vecumā, viens 70-79 gadu vecumā, viens 80-89 gadu vecumā).
Unfortunately five deaths were registered Saturday, the death toll since the start of the pandemic now reaching 2,407.
You can find all the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official website.
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.
Use of nose and mouth coverings is compulsory in all public places indoors, including workplaces. Physical distancing and frequent hand washing and sanitary cleaning habits are encouraged.
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.
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.