Ten Covid deaths in three days in Latvia

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The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) published summative data of Saturday, April 30, Sunday, May 1, and Monday, May 2 since due to the declining disease rate weekend statistics are no longer published separately.

In the three days, 713 Covid-19 cases were discovered.

Of 7,288 tests carried out altogether, 9.8% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate now stands at 385.2. 

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 822,726 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.



Ten Covid-related deaths were confirmed over the past three days, all victims aged 70 or over. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,759.

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, https://manavakcina.lv 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 https://covid19sertifikats.lv.

Latvia is also part of the European Union's wider Covid-19 certification scheme


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