The highest daily total remains the 898 cases recorded on November 26.
2,135 tests were carried out in the previous 24 hours of which 4.7% were positive, down on the 10.3% rate the previous day. Monday's statistics are generally among the lowest of the week owing to a reduced number of tests on Sundays.
However, nine deaths were also confirmed, taking the death toll since the start of the pandemic past the 200 mark. Three victims were aged 65 to 75, two were aged 75 to 85 and four were aged 85 to 95.
Pēdējo 24h laikā veikti 2135 Covid-19 izmeklējumi, reģistrēti 100 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, 9 personas mirušas (trīs personas vecuma grupā no 65 līdz 75, divas no 75 līdz 85, četras no 85 līdz 95)— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) November 30, 2020
So far 1,719 patients have recovered from infection and 206 have died.
The National Health Service (NVD) reported Monday that 534 people are being treated in hospital for symptoms of the coronavirus (up on 510 on Sunday). 477 of that total display moderate symptoms, whereas 57 display serious symptoms.
Jauni Covid-19 gadījumi stacionāros – 48 (t. sk. 1 pārvests). Kopā stacionāros ārstējas 534 pacienti: 477 ar vidēji smagu slimības gaitu, 57 ar smagu slimības gaitu. Pēdējās diennakts laikā no stacionāra izrakstīti 15 pacienti (t. sk. 1 pārvests) – kopā 1304.— NVD (@VMNVD) November 30, 2020
On November 29, the 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 of population was 329.7 in Latvia, 959.3 in Lithuania and 343.4 in Estonia, according to data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
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 shops and many other public places.
As reported elsewhere by LSM, the full regulations relating to the current state of emergency in force until December 6 are now available to read online in an official English translation.
The number for medical emergencies is 113, the number for enquiring about a COVID-19 test if you have developed some potential symptoms after returning from overseas or being in contact with someone confirmed as having coronavirus is 8303.
There is also an information line to answer any questions you might have about the veracity of facts about COVID-19 on 8345.
The SPKC has information in English about the approved methods of protecting yourself from the virus.
All arrivals (including returnees) need to fill in an electronic declaration prior to coming to Latvia. It is available at the website covidpass.lv.