Posts published in Day: April 25, 2021

Priority groups will get Pfizer vaccines this weekend in Latvia

Sunday, April 25, 2021

On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, six large-scale vaccination centers will provide Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines to priority groups, Ministry of Health said April 23. So far, mass vaccination centers only worked with the AstraZeneca vaccine. The population of priority groups should choose in advance the time and center through the site. The following are invited to apply for vaccination: people 60 years old and over; people with chronic illness; persons living in…

Teachers’ minimum salary to rise in 2022 in Estonia

Sunday, April 25, 2021

Teachers’ minimum salary level will be rise by 3 percent next year according to the state budget strategy, totaling €1,354. The increase will cost the government €12 million and €400 million in total will be spent on teachers’ salaries in 2022. The projected average salary for teachers will be approximately €1,586. Minister of Education Liina Kersna (Reform) is looking for ways to further increase teachers’ salaries. “Estonia invests 6 percent…

Latvia confirms 683 Covid-19 cases

Sunday, April 25, 2021

On Friday, April 23, Latvia recorded 683 new cases of Covid-19. The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 114,244. Of 17,164 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 4.5% were positive, up on the 3.4% rate the day before. 4% is regarded as the threshold at which the virus is spreading in an uncontrolled manner. The 14-day cumulative infection rate per…