The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 137,540.
Of 7,598 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.5% were positive, down on the previous day's 0.8% rate.
The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants continued its decline, from 50.5 Thursday to 46.9 Friday. The last time the indicator was below 50 was October 10, 2020.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) July 2, 2021
▫️veikti 7598 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 40 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemti ziņojumi par 6 mirušajiem (viens cilvēks 60-69 gadu vecumā, trīs 70-79 gadu vecumā, divi 80-89 gadu vecumā)
Unfortunately there were also six more Covid-19 deaths confirmed, so the death toll since the start of the pandemic rises to 2,526. All the victims were aged over 60 years.
💉 Aktuālā statistika par vakcināciju pret Covid-19. Vakar, 1. jūlijā, pirmo vakcīnas devu saņēmuši 3087 cilvēki, savukārt otro devu saņēmuši 5056 cilvēki. pic.twitter.com/v7NZaBkkXi— NVD (@VMNVD) July 2, 2021
As far as Latvia's vaccination drive is concerned, Thursday saw 3,087 people receive a first dose of coronavirus vaccine and 5,056 receive a second dose. 553,500 people have now completed the vaccination process.
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.