Posts tagged as certificates

Teachers in Latvia might not need Covid certificates after all

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Employees of general education institutions and pre-primary education institutions could also work on-site with a negative Covid-19 test, the cost of which would be covered by the state, the government decided Tuesday, August 17. However, after 10 October, the requirement of a Covid-19 certificate still applies to higher education staff and students for onsite learning.  By October 10, higher education students and staff will also be able to participate with a negative…

Statistics: Visitor numbers fall after covid certificates introduced

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

After coronavirus certificates checks were introduced last week, there has been a fall in visitors to entertainment venues, especially at spas and cinemas. Kristjan Kongo, CEO of cinema chain Forum Cinemas, said the number of cinema visitors dropped by 40 percent last week. He said the colder weather was favorable for cinema trips but there were fewer tickets sold than expected. However, it is difficult to know if the drop is…

Law which authorizes employers to fire employees without Covid-19 certificates submitted for Latvian Saeima

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

Amendments to the law which would authorize employers to fire certain employees without Covid-19 certificates were submitted for Saeima review August 4, and will be reviewed by the responsible committee. The amendments have been submitted to the parliament’s Defense, Interior Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee, which will hold a meeting later today. As previously reported, as of October 1, employers in Latvia will be authorized to fire employees in various sectors that have…

Nearly 140,000 Covid-19 certificates already downloaded in Latvia

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

By the afternoon of June 2, the digital Covid-19 certificate has already been downloaded by nearly 140,000 people, according to the National Health Service (NVD). Of that number, over 118,000 certificates prove vaccination, 12,000 are of test results nd 8,000 of having had and overcome Covid-19. People who do not use the Internet or for other reasons cannot be authorized on the site will not be able to obtain the…