Posts published in Day: August 22, 2021

Lithuanian president criticises government’s vaccination push

Sunday, August 22, 2021

The Lithuanian public is too polarised over Covid-19 vaccination, President Gitanas Nauseda says, and the government’s policies are partly to blame. “The attitudes towards the vaccination and the methods for speeding it up are too polarised,” President said. After Lithuania’s vaccination effort started to stall in early summer, the government may have overdid with “feverish” and “forced” push to speed it up, according to President. “We went over the top…

101 Covid cases Sunday in Latvia

Sunday, August 22, 2021

On Sunday, August 22, Latvia recorded 101 new cases of the Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC).  Of that number 76 were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 25 were fully vaccinated. The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 141,045.  Of 7,712 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 1.3% were positive. The 14-day cumulative infection rate…

Covid-19 case count rises in Latvia

Sunday, August 22, 2021

On Friday, August 20, Latvia recorded 133 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center. Of that number 114 were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 19 were fully vaccinated. The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 140,784. Of 9,231 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 1.4% were positive. The 14-day cumulative infection rate per…