Covid-19 daily case count continues to grow in Latvia

The number of newly identified cases of Covid-19 has increased by 13.2% last week, according to Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) data of January 4. r

In total, 6167 new cases were confirmed last week.

An average of 881 new daily Covid-19 cases were reported during the past week. The figure was 779 the week before.

The percentage of positive tests continues to rise and is currently at 11.8%, up on 10.6% seven days ago.

Similarly, the rate of patients with Covid-19 hospitals is increasing, with 114 new patients on average per day. It was reported that some hospitals are already overloaded.

At the same time, vaccination against Covid-19 was launched in Latvia last week and will continue this week.

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