One Covid death Friday in Latvia, 400 cases

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On April 29, 2022, Latvia recorded 411 new cases of Covid-19 infection in total, according to the latest figures from the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

Out of 4,174 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 9.8% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population fell from 420.2 Thursday to 391.3 Friday, dipping below 400 for the first time since September 2021.

SPKC said that it would no longer post daily updates on Saturday and Sunday due to the declining morbidity. Summary statistics would be published on Mondays.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 822,013 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.


One Covid-related death was confirmed over the past 24 hours, the victim aged 90-99 years. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,749.

Thursday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) shows 323 patients being treated in hospitals. 24 patients were admitted and 29 were discharged over the past 24 hours. 11 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, 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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