Posts published in Day: June 6, 2021

135 Covid-19 cases added in Latvia on Sunday

Sunday, June 6, 2021

On Sunday, June 6, Latvia recorded 135 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 134,812.   Of 5,696 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 2.4% were positive, down slightly on the 2.7% rate of Saturday and in line with recent figures declining slowly from around the 3% mark. Continuing the encouraging trend of…

Opposition parties do best in Latvia’s local elections

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Opposition parties allied with the Greens and Farmers Union (ZZS), and Latvia’s Regional Alliance (LRA) did the best out of municipal elections held across most of Latvia June 5, though provisional results show no single party really dominated the poll. According to early results from the Central Elections Commission (CVK), of 40 disctricts up for grabs (Rīga, Rēzekne and Varakļāni districts did not hold elections) ZZS topped the poll results in…