Of 3,273 tests carried out over the past day, 12.4% were positive, resulting in 588 confirmed new cases of infection. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population rose from 287 Tuesday to 291 Wednesday.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 964,039 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.
The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 6,096. One of the five latest victims was aged 40 to 49 years, whereas the others were aged over 60 years.
Tuesday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 284 patients being treated in hospitals, four of whom are displaying serious symptoms.
A summary in English of the latest Covid-19 situation 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.