Society
REMINDER: It's another curfew weekend
With new Covid-19 cases still registering in the hundreds each day, the so-called "quiet period" in Latvia has been extended until February 7, including curfew conditions at weekends.
Fewer than 900 new Covid-19 cases in Latvia
Friday January 22 brought fewer than 900 new cases of Covid-19 in Latvia, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC), in a further tentative yet hopeful sign that infection rates may have peaked.
Army might be fully supplied with local food this year
The defense sector is planning to reach a number of aims this year, including ensuring that the armed forces are fully supplied with food produced in Latvia, Defense Minister Artis Pabriks told Latvian Radio January 22.
Latvia will buy extra CureVac vaccines
The government has decided to apply for additional 646 510 vaccines available to Latvia by the German producer CureVac,  the Ministry of Health said January 21.
Covid-19 case total increases by 900 in Latvia
Thursday January 21 brought fewer than 1,000 new cases of Covid-19 in Latvia, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC), in a further tentative yet hopeful sign that infection rates may have peaked.
Latvians of all ages used the Internet more last year
In Latvia last year, the average user browsed the Internet for an average of 27 hours per month, according to information published January 19 by the international Internet research and technology company Gemius.
Beware of rooftop icicles in Rīga
As temperatures fall, dangerous icicles appear on rooftops of houses, representative of Rīga housing management (Rīgas namu pārvaldnieks) Krists Leiskals said January 20.

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