Latvia's COVID-19 statistics were updated August 14 with just one new case confirmed. Now the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic stands at 1,308 on Friday.
Annual Galapagos tortoise weigh-in results have been announced by Riga Zoo on Twitter yesterday, August 13.
Nearly a third of Riga inhabitants would like to live in another place in Latvia, according to new research center SKDS survey results, Latvian Television reported August 13.
Some students have expressed their disappointment with state support in financial issues, 10% considering leaving studies at the moment, Latvian Radio reported August 13.
Officials updated Latvia's COVID-19 statistics August 13 with four new cases confirmed. Now the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic stands at 1,307 on Thursday.
Thursday, August 13, Riga Zoo will have the annual great tortoise weigh-in, said Zoo representative Māris Lielkalns.
On Tuesday, August 11, Russia was first to announce a registered vaccine against COVID-19, to be distributed in September already. Latvian Radio spoke to a few experts August 12 who were not quite as convinced of the efficacy of the vaccine.
A voluntary movement that until now has been working to help tackle the coronavirus in Latvia has launched a new initiaitve to help people currently suffering under the oppressive regime of Alexander Lukashenko in neighboring Belarus.
Latvia has 766 pharmacies according to 2019 data, but an effective system would be ensured with 480, or 37% less, said Health Ministry August 12.
Officials updated Latvia's COVID-19 statistics August 12 with with ten new cases confirmed. Now the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic stands at 1,303 on Wednesday.
Wild animals can be seen more and more frequently in the cities of Latvia. Experts say it is no surprise - the conditions are favorable for wildlife, reported Vidzeme Television on August 11.
The government supported the sending of Latvian soldiers to the international operation in Kosovo (KFOR), newswire LETA said August 11.
The Latvian Health Ministry said August 11 that as from August 17, up to 1,000 people will be allowed to gather indoors, while catering venues will be allowed to work until 2 AM.
On Tuesday, the Cabinet supported EUR 2.94 million in grants to the health sector in order to cover the costs of diagnosis and treatment of Covid-19, as well as EUR 2.05 million, to provide supplies of medicinal products to medical treatment institutions, Health Ministry spokeswoman Anna Strapcāne said August 11.
How about creating energy while pedaling a bike? How can one build and install a solar collector, panels, and how to install them? Experts from Smiltene region shared experience and knowledge about alternative energy solutions in households, Vidzeme Regional Television reported August 10.
Following a day with no new cases of COVID-19 in Latvia on August 10, the total rose again August 11 with three new cases confirmed. Now the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic stands at 1,293 on Tuesday.
How is it planned to organize studies at higher education institutions? Riga Stradiņš University (RSU) and Daugavpils University spoke to Latvian Television August 8 about the new study order.
No new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 10, with the total number since the start of the pandemic remaining at 1,290 on Monday.
Three weeks remain until the Riga City Council elections. What are the residents expecting most from the next Riga government? Sociologists searched for the answer in a survey conducted by research centre SKDS together with the portal LSM.lv and Latvian Television, LTV reported August 8.
Latvian Inese Freiberga, for thirteen years, has brought joy and aesthetic pleasure with her floral bouquets and compositions to the German town of Münster, LSM reported August 9.
Just two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 9, with the total number since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,290 on Sunday.
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 8, with the total number since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,288 on Saturday.
Latvia's Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC) has revised and extended its list of countries, arrivals from which will be required to undergo 14 days of self-isolation. This includes transit passengers.
This year, in Latgale, the Eastern part of Latvia, eight marijuana farms of varying sizes have been found, Latvian Radio said August 7.
Six new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 7, with the total number since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,281 on Friday.
Although the Ministry of Health had planned to offer relaxed restrictions in the catering sector in the second week of August, currently the Minister for Health Ilze Vinķele (Development/For!) wants to wait for the weekend infection rates, Latvian Television reported August 7.
18 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 6, with the total number since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,275 on Thursday. No deaths were recorded, with the fatality toll standing at 32.
In the larger schools of Latvia, it is unlikely that full on-site learning will start in September, say principals. Options differ but all agree that some remote learning would be involved, Latvian Radio reported August 5.