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The Lembergs case: a ruling 14 years in the making

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

For well over a decade, a case has been making its way at a painfully, sometimes farcically, slow pace through the Latvian legal system. It involves one of the country’s best-known figures, the populist politician, businessman, mayor and alleged ‘oligarch’ Aivars Lembergs. As Latvian Radio reports, on 14 March 2007 media went mad when, locked in handcuffs, Lembergs was taken to the Riga City Center District Court, as prosecutors made their first moves…

“Construction companies’ cartel” case

Tuesday, August 10, 2021

The Latvian Competition Council (CC) said August 10 it was issuing fines to many of Latvia’s best-known construction companies for participating in a massive cartel over the period 2011-19. On July 30, the Competition Council (the CC) adopted a decision in the so-called “construction companies’ cartel” case, detecting a long-term prohibited agreement of ten construction companies on the conditions of participation in public and private procurements in Latvia. As a result,…

Covid case total rises by 54 in Latvia

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

On Tuesday, July 20, Latvia reported 54 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 138,238. Of 7,944 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 0.7% were positive. The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants ticked up from 28.0 Monday to 28.5 Tuesday, still just above the level of 20 cases per 100,000 inhabitants which…

Covid-19 case total rises by 178 on Friday in Latvia

Friday, June 11, 2021

On Friday, June 11, Latvia recorded 178 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 135,762. Of 10,362 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 1.7% were positive, down on Thursday’s 1.9% rate. The 14-day cumulative infection rate per 100,000 inhabitants also continued to decline, from 175.7 Thursday to 166.4 Friday. Sadly…

Covid case total increases by 659

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

On Tuesday, May 11, Latvia recorded 659 new cases of Covid-19 infection. The new cases of Covid-19 were registered during the previous 24 hours, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 124,960. Of 17,957 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 3.7% were positive, down on the 5.9% rate the day before and just below the 4% rate that…

COVID-19 case total increases by 680 in Latvia

Friday, December 11, 2020

Latvia recorded 680 new cases of COVID-19 on December 11, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC), the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic rising to 24,386 on Friday. The highest daily total remains 930 cases recorded December 3. Of a record 10,356 tests carried out in the previous 24 hours, 6.6%  were positive, down on the 9.2% figure the previous day. It is the first time more than 10,000 tests have…

Single new case of COVID-19 detected in Latvia

Monday, September 21, 2020

A single new case of COVID-19 was confirmed on September 21, the total in Latvia since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,526 as a result. No new deaths were recorded, with the fatality toll remaining on 36. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,153 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 296,395 tests have been carried out since February 29. So far 1,248 patients have recovered from infection. Twelve…

COVID-19 case total increases by three in Latvia

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Officials in Latvia said three new cases of COVID-19 had been confirmed on September 8, the total since the start of the pandemic now standing at 1,432 on Tuesday. No new deaths were recorded, with the fatality toll remaining on 35. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 2,395 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 267,700 tests have been carried out since February 29. So far 1,234…

One more case of coronavirus confirmed in Latvia

Friday, August 14, 2020

Latvia’s COVID-19 statistics were updated August 14 with just one new case confirmed. Now the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic stands at 1,308 on Friday. No additional deaths were recorded, with the fatality toll remaining at 32. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,704 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 222,531 tests have been carried out since February 29. So far 1,078 patients have recovered from infection.…

COVID-19 case count remains same in Latvia

Monday, August 10, 2020

No new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 10, with the total number since the start of the pandemic remaining at 1,290 on Monday. No deaths were recorded either, with the fatality toll standing at 32. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 668 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 214,202 tests have been carried out since February 29. So far 1,070 patients have recovered…