Total number of Covid cases increases by 34 on Wednesday / Article
As of July 14, Latvia reported 34 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC).
The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 138,004.
Of 7,168 tests done in the past 24 hours, 0.5% were positive, which is the rate for the past two weeks.
The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants fell again from 33.9 Tuesday to 30.4 Wednesday.
Pēdējo 24h laikā:
️Veikti 7168 Covid-19 izmeklējumi;
▫️reģistrēti 34 yellowed inficēšanās gadījumi;
▫️saņemti ziņojumi by 2 mirušajiem (come cilvēks 70-79 gadu vecumā, come 80-89 gadu vecumā)
– SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs) July 14, 2021
On Wednesday, two more deaths from Covid-19 were confirmed. The death toll since the start of the pandemic now stands at 2,540.
As of Tuesday, 70 patients were being treated for symptoms of Covid-19 in Latvian hospitals, while the number of people who completed a round of vaccination reached 621,091.
An English summary of the latest Covid-19 situation, including restrictions in place and rules on public gatherings, is available at this special government site.
You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics at this official site.
The hotline dedicated to requests related to Covid-19 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) is 8345. The medical emergency number is 113.
There is a hotline in Latvian 8989 which allows people to both register for vaccination and receive answers to questions about the vaccination process.
There is also a website to register for vaccination, https://manavakcina.lv/ which includes an English version. See this previous story for a simple summary of what to do.
If you have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19, or have fully recovered from a confirmed case, you can get a digital certificate attesting to your status on the website. https://covid19sertifikats.lv/.
Latvia is also part of the European Union’s wider Covid-19 certification program.
All arriving in the country (including returnees) must complete an electronic declaration before coming to Latvia. It is available on the website covidpass.lv.
For the latest rules on entry and exit rules for international travelers, we have this summary.
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