Posts published in Day: September 5, 2021

358 new Covid-19 cases Sunday in Latvia

Sunday, September 5, 2021

On Sunday, September 5, Latvia recorded 358 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). Of the total number of positive cases, 246 were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 112 were fully vaccinated. The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 144,518.  Of 12,861 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 2.8% were positive. The 14-day cumulative infection rate per…

Analysts: Most of second pillar money to fuel consumption

Sunday, September 5, 2021

Bank analysts expect most of second pillar pension money people have withdrawn to end up in private consumption. It is expected to liven up already considerable growth and might lead to overheating in some sectors. Experts said that polls suggested half of sums withdrawn would be spent immediately even before second pillar asset payments began. LHV analyst Kristo Aab said it is likely Estonia is looking at a consumption boom.…