Thursday brings two Covid-related deaths in Latvia

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The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said June 2 that 176 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed over the past 24 hours with two Covid-related deaths recorded.

Of 2,433 tests carried out, 7.2% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population fell from 122.3 Wednesday to 119.5 Thursday. This is the lowest level since August 2021.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 828,988 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic stands at 5,828. The latest victims were aged 80-99 years. 

Wednesday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 166 patients being treated in hospitals, 9 of whom are displaying serious Covid symptoms.

Covid-19 information

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, 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

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

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