The highest daily total remains the 898 cases recorded on November 26.
4,037 tests were carried out in the previous 24 hours of which 10.3% were positive, up on the 9.8% rate the previous day.
Four deaths were also confirmed. One victim was aged 40 to 45, one was aged 45 to 50, one was aged 75 to 80 and one was aaged 80 to 85.
Pēdējo 24h laikā veikti 4037 COVID-19 izmeklējumi, reģistrēti 414 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, 4 personas mirušas (viena persona vecuma grupā no 40 līdz 45, viena persona vecuma grupā no 45 līdz 50, viena persona vecuma grupā no 75 līdz 80, viena vecuma grupā no 80 līdz 85).— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) November 29, 2020
So far 1,719 patients have recovered from infection and 197 have died.
The National Health Service (NVD) reported Sunday that 510 people are being treated in hospital for symptoms of the coronavirus. 478 of that total display moderate symptoms, whereas 32 display serious symptoms.
Jauni Covid-19 gadījumi stacionāros – 44. Kopā stacionāros ārstējas 510 pacienti: 478 ar vidēji smagu slimības gaitu, 32 ar smagu slimības gaitu. Pēdējās diennakts laikā no stacionāra izrakstīti 10 pacienti – kopā 1289.— NVD (@VMNVD) November 29, 2020
Sunday afternoon Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš announced that at 19:50 he will make a special televised address to the nation regarding further efforts to limit the spread of COVID-19. It will be broadcast on LTV.
On November 29, the 14-day cumulative number of COVID-19 cases per 100,000 of population was 329.7 in Latvia, 959.3 in Lithuania and 343.4 in Estonia, according to data from the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.
A summary in English of the latest COVID-19 situation including restrictions in place and rules on public assembly is available at this special government website. Use of nose and mouth coverings is compulsory in shops and many other public places.
As reported elsewhere by LSM, the full regulations relating to the current state of emergency in force until December 6 are now available to read online in an official English translation.
The number for medical emergencies is 113, the number for enquiring about a COVID-19 test if you have developed some potential symptoms after returning from overseas or being in contact with someone confirmed as having coronavirus is 8303.
There is also an information line to answer any questions you might have about the veracity of facts about COVID-19 on 8345.
The SPKC has information in English about the approved methods of protecting yourself from the virus.
All arrivals (including returnees) need to fill in an electronic declaration prior to coming to Latvia. It is available at the website covidpass.lv.