Eight Covid deaths in Latvia Thursday

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On April 28, 2022, Latvia recorded 527 new cases of Covid-19 infection in total, according to the latest figures from the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

Out of 4,634 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 11.6% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population rose from 400.8 Wednesday to 420.2 Thursday; however, SPKC said that due to a 'technical error' the case count between March 7 and April 19 has to be supplemented by 2,431, which also impacts the cumulative morbidity. The Thursday figure of 420 has been aligned with the corrected data. According to the corrected data, Wednesday's rate was 443.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 821,602 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.


Eight Covid-related deaths were confirmed over the past 24 hours, all victims aged over 70 years. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,748.

Thursday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) shows 323 patients being treated in hospitals. 24 patients were admitted and 29 were discharged over the past 24 hours. 11 patients are displaying serious symptoms.



Covid-19 information

A summary in English of the latest Covid-19 situation including restrictions still in place after April 1 is available at this special government website.

You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official website.

A hotline – 8989 – allows people to both register for vaccination and receive answers to questions about the process of vaccination will continue to operate. The number for medical emergencies is 113.

There is also a website to register for vaccination, https://manavakcina.lv which includes an English-language version.

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

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