The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 137,831.
Of 6,972 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.5% were positive, consistent with the rate over the last week.
However, the 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants ticked up very slightly for a second day, from 36.3 Thursday to 37.0 Friday.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) July 9, 2021
▫️veikti 6972 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 34 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemts ziņojums par 1 mirušo (70-79 gadu vecumā)
☑️Pozitīvo gadījumu īpatsvars pret testētajiem: 0.5%
☑️14 dienu kumulatīvais rādītājs uz 100 000 iedzīvotāju: 37.0
There was one additional Covid-19 death confirmed Friday with the victim aged 70-79 years. The death toll since the start of the pandemic stands at 2,536.
Meanwhile 39 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Estonia Friday.
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.