On average 17 marriages were registered daily during these two months (22 marriages in 2019).
"The drop in the number of marriages registered was affected by the implementation of the emergency situation in Latvia due to the Covid-19 pandemic," the CSB said.
Number of births, deaths and marriages in April 2020
In April 2020, the number of registered births (1,525) was 2.1 % less than in the respective month of the previous year. More encouragingly, the number of deaths in April comprised 2,311 which is 5.6 % less than in April a year ago.
In April of this year there were 786 more deaths than births.
In April, 482 marriages were registered, which is 161 marriages fewer than in the respective month of the previous year.
On 1 May 2020, the provisional population of Latvia stood at 1,903,500.