Last week, on average 574 new infections per day were found.
The number of tests performed decreased by 1.9% last week, averaging 12,864 tests a day.
At the same time, the number of patients in Covid-19 has increased by 2.2% over the past seven days. On average, 66 patients were hospitalized daily, thus maintaining a stable trend — an average of 660 patients are in hospital each day with Covid-19.
The highest incidence of Covid-19 is currently seen in Pierīga and Latgale.
Covid-19 infectious reproduction factor (R) currently stands at 0.88 (a week earlier at 1.05), indicating a decrease in the spread of infectious disease, SPKC noted.
The center pointed out that there is currently a reduction in Covid-19 morbidity, which is expected to lead to a downward turning of the curve if safety measures are respected and there is a rapid increase in the vaccination pace.