Posts published in Day: May 2, 2021

Ignoring government position, Saeima permits catering services outdoors from May 7 in accordance with epidemiological safety requirements

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Today, in the final reading, the Saeima passed amendments which from May 7 allow public catering companies to provide their services outdoors in accordance with the epidemiological safety requirements set by the government. The Saeima made such a decision without taking into account the agreement previously reached in the government – not to review any restrictions until 11 May. From May 7, public catering service providers will be allowed to…

Close cooperation between EU and US is only way for sustainable global development – Karins

Sunday, May 2, 2021

The European Union (EU) and the United States are united by common democratic values and are the closest allies in issues important for world development and overcoming global challenges, the Prime Minister of Latvia Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) emphasized at a remote guest lecture at Stanford University in the United States on Wednesday. As the Prime Minister’s press secretary Sandris Sabajevs informed LETA, Karins emphasized that in order to ensure…

Covid-19 morbidity is rising steadily in Latvia

Sunday, May 2, 2021

The epidemiological situation with Covid-19 in Latvia is deteriorating steadily, according to a release by Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) April 30. The last seven days show an increase of 10.6%, or an average of 616 new infections per day. The number of patients in hospitals is also gradually increasing, SPKC pointed out. On Wednesday, the number climbed as high as 967. Data from the National Health Service (NVD)…