No Covid deaths over the weekend in Latvia

No deaths from Covid-19 have been recorded during the past 72 hours in Latvia, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) on July 25.

Of 7,281 tests carried out over the past three days, 35% were positive, resulting in 2,566 confirmed new cases of infection. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population jumped from 684 Friday to 752 Monday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 855,249 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,879.

Friday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 167 patients being treated in hospitals, 2 of whom are displaying serious symptoms.

The SPKC also said July 25 that the number of newly discovered Covid-19 cases increased by 56% last week, with an average of 1225 cases registered per day. The increase in Covid-19 cases was observed in all age groups, though the highest morbidity remains in the age group 20-49 years.

Covid-19 information

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

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