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The "Apturi Covid" (Stop Covid) application developed by the Latvian IT industry will be the first application of its kind in the world, said Andris Bērziņš, co-founder of the non-governmental organization TechHub Riga, in an interview with Latvian Radio on May 29.
Latvia recorded three more cases of COVID-19 on May 29, increasing the total number of cases from 1,061 on Thursday to 1,064 on Friday.
Protesters took to the streets - or, to be precise, one street - May 28 in a last-ditch effort to get a new Rīga city park instead of a new office block for the security services.
Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) and released May 28 show that at the beginning of 2020 the population of Latvia accounted for 1,908,000 people, which is 12,300 thousand people fewer than a year earlier.
The National Armed Forces (NBS) received a new personality assessment tool developed by Latvian scientists, reported Latvian Radio on May 28.
Latvia recorded four more cases of COVID-19 on May 28, increasing the total number of cases from 1,057 on Wednesday to 1,061 on Thursday.
Latvia recorded four more cases of COVID-19 on May 27, increasing the total number of cases from 1,053 on Tuesday to 1,057 on Wednesday.
The State Blood Donor center (VADC) asks donors of all blood types to respond to the demand for blood stocks, reported VADC representatives on May 27.
The requirement for self-isolation for people who enter Latvia could be reviewed in the near future, said Jurijs Perevovščikovs, director of the Department for Disease and Prevention Control (SPKC) in an interview to Latvian Television on May 27.
Last year, NATO interceptors responded about 200 times to unauthorized approaches to Baltic airspace, representatives reported on May 25.
Latvia recorded four more cases of COVID-19 on May 26, increasing the total number of cases from 1,049 on Monday to 1,053 on Tuesday.
The Rīga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (STRATCOMCOE) has another in its series of online conversations taking place this week.
At the beginning of May, a special store opened its doors in Bavaria, Germany. It is the only shop in Germany that sells exclusively Latvian-produced groceries. The owner, Sandra Balcere, spoke to LSM.lv on May 24 about her business.
Latvia recorded two more case of COVID-19 on May 25, increasing the total number of cases from 1,047 on Sunday to 1,049 on Monday.
Nettles (Urtica urens) may be harder to harvest but certainly worth the effort. Expert and doctor of pharmaceutics Vija Enina talks about the extensive use of nettles.
Latvia recorded just one more case of COVID-19 on May 24, increasing the total number of cases from 1,046 on Saturday to 1047 on Sunday.
Latvia recorded 16 more cases of COVID-19 on May 23, increasing the total number of cases from 1,030 on Friday to 1,046 on Saturday.
Plenty to do, plenty to watch, plenty to listen. Here are a few tips for the weekend of May 22-24.
Latvia recorded five more cases of COVID-19 on May 22, increasing the total number of cases from 1,025 on Thursday to 1,030 on Friday.
As the epidemiological situation in Latvia changes for the better, the next step might be allowing outdoor events gathering up to 200 participants, Health Minister Ilze Vinkele (For Development/For) said at a news conference May 21, the LETA newswire reported.
Latvia recorded nine more cases of COVID-19 on May 21, increasing the total number of cases from 1,016 on Wednesday to 1.025 on Thursday
As of Wednesday, May 20, nearly all state-paid outpatient health services are available, reported the National Health Service (NVD) on their website on May 20.
Ministry of Health (HM) presumes up to 50 people could gather indoors after June 9, Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš (New Unity) said to Latvian Television on May 20.
Data released by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) May 20 show that in March and April 2020, 1,020 marriages were registered – 344 or 25.2 % less than in the respective two months of 2019.
Latvia's National Armed Forces, together with the Estonian Armed Forces, has placed an order with Swedish company Saab Dynamics AB for the supply of a new 'Carl-Gustaf M4' anti-tank weapons.
Latvia recorded 4 additional cases of COVID-19 on May 20, increasing the total number of cases from 1,012 on Tuesday to 1,016 on Wednesday.
Latvian scientists are developing a new monitoring method that will help determine the transfer of coronavirus in wastewater and the environment, said Riga Technical University (RTU) in a news release on May 19.