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90 new Covid cases on Sunday
On Sunday, June 13, Latvia recorded 90 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
178 new Covid-19 cases in Latvia on Saturday
On Saturday, June 12, Latvia recorded 178 new cases of Covid-19 infection, exactly the same number as on Friday, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
Latvia on board with EU Digital Covid Certificate
Latvia has successfully joined the gateway of the EU Digital Covid Certificate that will ensure exchange of information with EU member states on the information included in the digital certificates, the LETA newswire reported, citing information from the National Health Service.
Colombian strain of Covid-19 detected in Latvia
Last week, the Colombia variant of the Covid-19 virus, known as strain B.1.621, was discovered in Latvia, Jurijs Perevoščikovs, epidemiologist at the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said at the government meeting June 8, according to LETA newswire.
76 new Covid-19 cases in Latvia
On Monday, June 7, Latvia recorded 76 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). It is the first time the daily total has been in double digits since November 2020.
Record number of people got second-dose jab last week
The number of people who received a first shot against Covid-19 has decreased further in the past week, but a record number of people got the second dose, according to the latest data compiled by the National Health Service (NVD) June 7.
Moderate activity in teenager vaccination in Latvia
Since June 2, 12-15 year olds are also vaccinated against Covid-19. On the first day, 175 children in this age group received the first shot of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, and data are still being entered, Latvian Television reported June 3.
Covid-19 case total rises by 348
On Wednesday, June 2, Latvia recorded 348 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
'Indian' Covid-19 strain causes concern, says epidemiologist
The so-called Indian Covid-19 strain has been discovered in nine people over the past five weeks, and one of them has died, Jurijs Perevoščikovs, epidemiologist at the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said at the government meeting on June 1.
319 new Covid cases on June 1
On Tuesday, June 1, Latvia recorded 319 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
Vaccination certificate available locally starting June 1
Starting Tuesday, June 1st, Latvian residents are able to obtain a digital certificate attesting to the fact of vaccination against Covid-19 or having had the disease. Disruptions to the system are expected on the first day as glitches continue to be ironed out.

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