Of that number, 6 cases originated at a single homeless shelter in Rīga.
No additional fatalities were recorded.
Pēdējās 24h veikti 1028 COVID-19 testi, pozitīvs 11 cilvēkiem (tai skaitā 6 personas no patversmes Eiženijas ielā, Rīgā). Latvijā kopā veikti 88 405 izmeklējumi, saslimušas 1008 personas un 662 izveseļojušās, 19 mirušas.— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) May 17, 2020
The new figure was released by the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) which said 1,028 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period.
In total 88,405 tests have been carried out since February 29.
24 patients are in hospital, most of whom have moderate symptoms of the disease but 3 of whom are designated as being in a serious condition.
So far 19 deaths of patients with coronavirus have been recorded and 662 patients have recovered from infection.