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One more case of coronavirus in Latvia

Latvia recorded a single new case of COVID-19 on July 2, the total rising to 1,122 on Thursday.

No further fatalities were confirmed, with the death toll remaining at 30.

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,716 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. 

In total 154 494 tests have been carried out since February 29.

So far 988 patients have recovered from infection.

Four patients are in hospital, most of whom have moderate symptoms of the disease but one of whom is designated as being in a serious condition.


Covid-19 Information

A very useful summary in English of the latest COVID-19 situation including restrictions in place and rules on public assembly is available at this special government website.

Cīņa ar #COVID19 izplatību nav noslēgusies - iepazīsties ar noteikumiem, kurus nepieciešams ievērot savas un sabiedrības veselības saglabāšanas nolūkā arī pēc ārkārtējās situācijas noslēguma! ☝?


— Valdības māja (@Brivibas36) June 10, 2020

The number for medical emergencies is 113, the number for enquiring about a COVID-19 test is 8303 and the SPKC COVID-19 advice helpline is 67387661.

The SPKC has information in English about the approved methods of protecting yourself from the virus, symptoms and medical procedures and an interactive map plotting the incidence and distribution of the disease in Latvia.

14-day self-isolation must be observed after arriving in Latvia from all countries with more than 15 new cases of Covid-19 infection per 100,000 inhabitants over the course of the last two weeks. The list of countries is available on the SPKC website and currently includes the United Kingdom, Sweden, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Bulgaria and Luxembourg.

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