Latvia's Covid morbidity slips under 500 per 100,000 population

On April 19, 2022, Latvia recorded 172 new cases of Covid-19 infection in total, according to the latest figures from the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

Out of 2,338 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 7.4% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population continued to decline from 547 on Monday to 482.1 on Tuesday, dipping below 500 for the first time since mid-December.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 813,415 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

One more Covid-related death was confirmed, the victim aged 80-89. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 5,701.

Monday hospital data from the National Health Service show 473 patients being treated in hospitals. 41 patients were admitted and 9 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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