Of 4,248 tests carried out over the past day, 27.8% were positive, resulting in 1,179 confirmed new cases of infection. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population continued its climb from 498 Monday to 524 Tuesday, which is the highest morbidity level since April 22 of this year.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 847,709 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.
📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā:— SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) July 19, 2022
▫️veikti 4248 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 1179 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi, no tiem 455 nevakcinēti vai vakcinācijas kursu nepabeiguši, 724 vakcinēti;
The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,878. The three latest victims were all aged over 70 years.
Monday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 152 patients being treated in hospitals, none of whom are displaying serious symptoms.
A summary in English of the latest Covid-19 situation 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.