One Covid death over last three days in Latvia

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The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said May 9 that 589 new cases of Covid-19 had been confirmed during the last three days, and just one Covid-related death recorded.

Of 6,914 tests carried out, 8.5% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population fell further from 280 Friday to 251 Monday. 

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 824,635 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

The solitary death was a person aged 80-89 years who was fully vaccinated.

The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,790.

Friday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 245 patients being treated in hospitals, nine 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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