Two Covid deaths Friday in Latvia

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said on June 17 that 206 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed during the previous 24 hours with two more Covid-related deaths recorded.

Of 1,932 tests carried out over the last day, 10.7% were positive. The 14-day cumulative incidence rate per 100,000 population rose from 133 Thursday to 137 Friday.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, 831,727 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 5,844. Both of the most recent victims were aged over 80 years.

Thursday hospital data from the National Health Service (NVD) show 136 patients being treated in hospitals, 8 of whom are displaying serious 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, 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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