On March 1, 272 new cases of Covid-19 were registered in Latvia.
Monday’s case total is usually the lowest of the week due to the smaller number of tests carried out on Sundays. Of the 3,451 tests performed in the last 24 hours, 7.9% were positive.
The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic now stands at 86,458.
Unfortunately three more deaths were also confirmed March 1. One victim was aged 50-59, one was aged 70-79 and one was aged 80-89.
A total of 1,618 people have now died in Latvia as a result of the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic according to official statistics.
The National Health Service (NVD) said that on February 28 just 70 people received a first vaccination dose while a single person received a second dose. In all 45,049 people have received a first dose and 17,016 have received two doses.
759 patients are currently being treated for coronavirus symptoms in Latvian hospitals, of which 77 are displaying serious symptoms.
You can find the latest Covid-19 statistics, at this official website.