Of the newly-confirmed cases, 1,058 cases were recorded in unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated people, while 2,572 were fully vaccinated.
Out of 10,062 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 36.1% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population declined further from 3,429 Tuesday to 3,223 Wednesday. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 780,831 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) March 23, 2022
▫️veikti 10 062 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 3630 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, no tiem 1058 nevakcinēti vai vakcinācijas kursu nepabeiguši, 2572 vakcinēti;
Sadly 13 more Covid-related deaths were also confirmed. The youngest of the victims was aged 40-49, and the others were 60 and older. Three were fully vaccinated. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 5,523.
Wednesday hospital data from the National Health Service show 953 patients being treated in hospitals (down on 1,007 Sunday). 147 patients were admitted and 8 were discharged during the previous 24 hours. 29 patients are displaying serious symptoms.
🏥 Aktuālā statistika par Covid-19 pacientu ārstēšanu stacionāros. Kopā stacionāros ārstējas 953 Covid-19 pacienti, tajā skaitā 441 ar pamatdiagnozi:— NVD (@VMNVD) March 23, 2022
🟠 ar vidēji smagu slimības gaitu - 412
🟠 ar smagu slimības gaitu - 29
Jauni gadījumi - 147. Pēdējo 24h laikā izrakstīti - 163. pic.twitter.com/HR6voFDJiy
A 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 which includes current control measures.
You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official website.
The dedicated hotline for Covid-19 related inquiries (24 hours, 7 days a week) is 8345. The number for medical emergencies is 113. There is a Latvian-language hotline 8989 which allows people to both register for vaccination and receive answers to questions about the process of vaccination.
SPKC information hotline: +371 67387661.
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.
For the latest rules on entry and exit for international travellers, see this webpage for details of the latest country-specific regulations.