The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 136,403.
Of 9,053 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 1.7% were positive.
The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants continued its steady decline, from 144.1 Tuesday to 134.0 Wednesday.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) June 16, 2021
▫️veikti 9053 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 156 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemti ziņojumi par 11 mirušajiem (divi cilvēki 50-59 gadu vecumā, viens 60-69 gadu vecumā, četri 70-79 gadu vecumā, trīs 80-89 gadu vecumā, viens 90-99 gadu vecumā)
Unfortunately, there were also eleven more deaths from Covid-19 confirmed. The death toll since the start of the pandemic now stands at 2,475.
You can find 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, 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.
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.