Seven new cases of COVID-19 found in Latvia

Latvia detected seven new cases of COVID-19 on July 8, the total number since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,141 on Wednesday.

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

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,773 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. 

In total 162,054 tests have been carried out since February 29.

So far 1,008 patients have recovered from infection.

5 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.

Pēdējās 24h veikti 1763 COVID-19 testi. Reģistrēti 7 jauni saslimšanas gadījumi. Latvijā kopā veikts 160 281 izmeklējums, saslimušas 1134 personas un 1008 izveseļojušās, 30 mirušas.

— (@SPKCentrs) July 7, 2020


Covid-19 Information

A 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 if you have developed some potential symptoms after returning from overseas or being in contact with someone confirmed as having coronavirus 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.

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