Slight increase in weekly Covid figures in Latvia

Last week, from August 8 to 14, the number of newly identified cases of Covid-19 in Latvia increased by 1.6% (an average of 1,368 daily),Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) reported August 15.

For the third week, there has been a slight increase compared to the previous week, with the proportion of positive samples decreasing by 2%.

The increase in hospitalized patients is 43% more than a week earlier, with an average of 39 patients daily.

Last week, the highest incidence remained in the age group 30-39, while increases were observed in age groups 40-49 years and 60+ years.

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