No Covid-19 deaths Friday in Latvia

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said May 20 that 229 new cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed during the last 24 hours with no Covid-related deaths recorded.

Of 2,308 tests carried out, 5.2% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population fell from 158 Thursday to 148 Friday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 826,856 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic remains at 5,813.

Thursday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 168 patients being treated in hospitals, 8 of whom are displaying serious Covid 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, 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

Latvia is also part of the European Union's wider Covid-19 certification scheme

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