On Friday, April 16, Latvia recorded 612 new cases of Covid-19, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
On Tuesday, April 20, the next priority group will start getting vaccines, Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts told Latvian Television April 16.
On the morning of Friday April 16, even before the start of the work of the mass vaccination center in Riga on Krasta Street, more than 100 people were starting to line up for a jab against Covid-19, according to eyewitnesses' accounts.
It is unlikely that the first half of the summer, including the Jāņi (Midsummer) festival there will be much cause for rejoicing and mass gathering, Uga Dumpis, chief infectologist of the Ministry of Health, told Latvian Television April 15.
By the end of the summer, Latvia will receive an additional 210 thousand doses of BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19, the Ministry of Health said April 15.
In seven Latvian cities this weekend there will be an opportunity to get a vaccine for everyone who wishes, on a first come first serve basis, the Health Ministry said April 15.
On Thursday, April 15, Latvia recorded 643 new cases of Covid-19, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
On Tuesday, April 13, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the granting of Latvian citizenship by naturalization to 69 more people, the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs (PMLP) confirmed.
In the next meeting, the Saeima will consider a proposal signed by by 11,376 Latvian residents to ban lynx hunting in Latvia, according to Saeima press service April 15.
On the morning of Thursday, April 15, a burned-out car was found in the wooded Mežaparks district of Rīga, which is most likely related to the murder of soccer agent Romāns Bezzubovs in Purvciems the previous morning.
The possibility to get a vaccine should be given to everyone who wants it, former President of Latvia, doctor Valdis Zatlers told Latvian Television April 15.
In solidarity with high-school teachers, for whom this period of remote training is not easy, Vidzeme University has developed classes and lectures for pupils of classes 9-12, thereby supplementing the school material, Latvian Radio reported April 15.
From Thursday, April 15, until June 30, the annual ban period has been established throughout Latvia, during which felling of trees growing outside the forest is prohibited.
Starting next week, 55 municipalities may open schools for pupils in grades 1-6 and 12, according to Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) April 14.
On Wednesday, April 14, Latvia recorded 733 new cases of Covid-19, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
Riga Technical University (RTU) has set up its own 3D concrete printing laboratory, producing a special printer on site in the faculty itself, Māris Šinka, lead researcher of the engineering faculty, told Latvian Television April 14.
In Rīga's Purvciems district, a person has been shot dead on Wednesday, April 14, according to information from the State Police.
Anger and aggression are increasingly present near Covid-19 testing points, and State Police are even investigating a case of a courier being beaten severely near one facility, Latvian Television reported April 13.
The prices of vaccines against Covid-19 for which they are purchased by Latvia range from EUR 1.78 to EUR 26.21 per dose, according to a presentation prepared by the Ministry of Health to the Saeima Public Expenses and Audit Committee April 13.
Residents in Latvia's second-largest city, Daugavpils, will have an option to choose between vaccines against Covid-19, city council vice-president Līvija Jankovska told the LETA newswire Tuesday April 13.
On Tuesday, April 13, Latvia recorded 537 new cases of Covid-19, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
Veterinarians increasingly come across with pets purchased from illegal buyers and importers, Food and Veterinary Service (PVD) told Latvian Radio April 13.
The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) returns April 14 with an exciting-sounding discussion of what it calls 'COVID-19 vaccine wars'.
So far 22 persons who have shown false or invalid Covid-19 tests have been caught by border guards, State Border Guard said April 12.
Latvia is experiencing an increase in the incidence of Covid-19, according to the latest figures from last week, Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said April 12.
Latvia has taken delivery of another batch of Covid-19 vaccines manufactured by Pfizer/BioNTech, the Health Ministry confirmed April 12.
Vaccination rates increased significantly last week, representatives of Health Ministry told LSM April 11.
On Monday, April 12, Latvia recorded 210 new cases of Covid-19, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).
Time has come to combine walks with spring harvest. Not only is it a good way to boost immunity but also avoid a visit to the supermarket -- no need to buy packed lettuce, chef Ritvars Toms Logins told Latvian Radio 5 broadcast Piecas garšas.