Twenty-one Covid deaths, 3,300 cases in Latvia Thursday

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On March 24, 2022, Latvia recorded 3,324 new cases of Covid-19, according to the latest figures from the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

Of the newly-confirmed cases, 1,002 cases were recorded in unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated people, while 2,322 were fully vaccinated.

Out of 9,175 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 36.2% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 of the population declined further from 3,223 Wednesday to 3025.9 Thursday. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 784,155 Covid-19 cases have now been recorded among Latvia's 1.9 million population.

 

Sadly 21 more Covid-related deaths were also confirmed. All victims were aged 50 and over, and seven were fully vaccinated. The total death toll since the beginning of the pandemic now stands at 5,544.

Thursday hospital data from the National Health Service show 961 patients being treated in hospitals. 124 patients were admitted and 96 were discharged during the previous 24 hours. 32 patients are displaying serious symptoms.

 

 

 

Covid-19 information

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.

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