Of 5,354 tests carried out over the past day, 39.1% were positive, resulting in 2,093 confirmed new cases of infection. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population leaped from 524 Tuesday to 599 Wednesday, which is the highest morbidity level since mid-April.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 849,802 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.
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▫️veikti 5354 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 2093 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, no tiem 874 nevakcinēti vai vakcinācijas kursu nepabeiguši, 1219 vakcinēti;
▫️ saņemts ziņojums par 1 mirušo (80-89 gadu vecumā),vakcinēts.
The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,879. The most recent victim was aged over 80 years.
Tuesday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 157 patients being treated in hospitals, 5 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.