November Covid-19 figures
In November, Covid-19 infection was found 2.3 times more frequently in unvaccinated or not fully vaccinated people than among fully vaccinated people.
Unvaccinated and not fully vaccinated people were hospitalized 4 times more frequently (per 100,000 of population) than vaccinated people. The risk of death with Covid-19 was 8.3 times higher in unvaccinated/not fully vaccinated than in fully vaccinated people.
Over the past week, from December 6 to December 12, the number of newly identified cases of Covid-19 fell by 6.1%, with a decrease of 73% over the last seven weeks. In the last seven days, the number of patients in hospitals decreased by 27.5%, with an average of 43 people admitted to hospitals per day. The number of patients with severe course of the disease also fell by 22%.
On average, 9,458 tests were performed daily (above 9,293), while 659 new cases were detected on average daily (702 the week before). Of all tests performed, 23% (15,011 tests) involved screening of educational establishments, while 77% (51,198 tests) were in the rest of the population. Of the positive cases of Covid-19, 10% (522 infected) were associated with the screening of educational establishments, while 90% (4,615 infected) were in the rest of the population.
Last week, Covid-19 was reported 2 times more frequently in unvaccinated and partially vaccinated people in Latvia than fully vaccinated (per 100,000 inhabitants).