Last week the number of newly identified cases of Covid-19 in Latvia increased by 7.4% (an average of 1390 per day). A slight increase is seen for the second week compared with the previous week. The proportion of positive samples has also decreased slightly by 0.1%. On average, 27 patients were hospitalized daily, 2.7% more than a week earlier.
In the last two weeks, Covid was recorded most commonly in the age group 30-39.
There was a slight increase in morbidity throughout Latvia, but the previous week saw a more rapid increase in Vidzeme, while stabilization is observed in Rīga and Latgale.
The average Covid-19 incidence rate of the European Union and the European Economic Area continues to decrease.