Seven Covid deaths Tuesday in Latvia

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The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said May 3 that 384 new cases of Covid-19 had been confirmed during the previous 24 hours, and seven Covid-related deaths recorded.

Of 4,236 tests carried out altogether, 9.1% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate now stands at 383.7. 

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 823,110 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

Of the seven deaths, all were in people aged 50 years or over and only one of the victims was fully vaccinated.

The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,777.

Monday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) shows 245 patients being treated in hospitals. 20 patients were admitted and 30 were discharged over the past 24 hours. 8 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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