180 cases of Covid-19 in Latvia on Sunday

On Sunday, May 30, Latvia recorded 180 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).

The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 133,098.  

Of 4,377 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 4.1% were positive, up on the 2.8% rate of Saturday. A higher proportion of positive tests is typical to Sundays as fewer tests are carried out. 

Also continuing the encouraging trend of the last week, the 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants fell yet again, from 278 Saturday to 268.4 Sunday.

📈 Pēdējo 24h laikā: ▫️veikti 4377 Covid-19 izmeklējumi; ▫️reģistrēti 180 jauni inficēšanās gadījumi; ▫️nav saņemti ziņojumi par mirušajiem. ☑️Pozitīvo gadījumu īpatsvars pret testētajiem: 4.1% ☑️14 dienu kumulatīvais rādītājs uz 100 000 iedzīvotāju: 268.4 — SPKC.gov.lv (@SPKCentrs)  May 30, 2021  

Fortunately no records of deaths have been registered Sunday, the death toll since the start of the pandemic remaining at 2,370.

Meanwhile in  Estonia 62 new cases of coronavirus were recorded May 30, and in  Lithuania 285 cases were logged.

You can find all the latest Covid-19 statistics at  this official website  . 

A summary in English of the latest Covid-19 situation including restrictions in place and rules on public assembly is available at    this special government website  .

Use of nose and mouth coverings is compulsory in all public places indoors, including workplaces. Physical distancing and frequent hand washing and sanitary cleaning habits are encouraged.

The dedicated hotline for Covid-19 related inquiries (24 hours, 7 days a week) is  8345​ . The number for medical emergencies is  113 .

There is a Latvian language hotline  8989  which allows people to both register for vaccination and receive answers to questions about the process of vaccination.

There is also a website to register for vaccination,    https://manavakcina.lv/   which includes an English-language version.  See this  earlier story   for a simple summary of what to do.

All arrivals to the country (including returnees) need to fill in an electronic declaration prior to coming to Latvia. It is available at the website  covidpass.lv  .


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