Eight Covid deaths in Latvia Wednesday

On April 20, 2022, Latvia recorded 985 new cases of Covid-19 infection in total, according to the latest figures from the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

Out of 5,958 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 16.5% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population continued to decline from 482.1 on Tuesday to 477.9 on Wednesday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 814,400 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.



Eight more Covid-related deaths were confirmed, all victims aged over 60. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 5,709.

Tuesday hospital data from the National Health Service show 466 patients being treated in hospitals. 39 patients were admitted and 37 were discharged during the previous 24 hours. 9 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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