Single new case of COVID-19 in Latvia

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Latvia recorded just one new case of COVID-19 on June 15 after two days with no cases at all. The total number of cases recorded in the country since the start of the coronavirus pandemic now stands at 1,098.

No new fatalities were recorded, leaving the death toll at 28.

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,691 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. 

In total 129,836 tests have been carried out since February 29.

So far 875 patients have recovered.

8 patients are in hospital, most of whom have moderate symptoms of the disease but 1 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 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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