Four Covid-19 deaths in Latvia over weekend

Four deaths from Covid-19 have been recorded during the past 72 hours in Latvia, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) on August 29.

Of 6,356 tests carried out over the past three days, 26.2% were positive, resulting in 994 confirmed new cases of infection. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population fell from 772 Friday to 722 Monday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 897,178 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 5,941. The four latest victims were aged over 60 years.

Monday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 209 patients being treated in hospitals, 9 of whom are displaying serious symptoms. 

Covid-19 information

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

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