Posts tagged as Daniels Pavļuts

Government decides against Russian-language vaccination newspaper

Friday, April 30, 2021

At the meeting on April 29, Latvian government decided against producing informative materials about vaccination in Russian. On Thursday, the government discussed possible exceptions to legislation in order to allow people to be informed of vaccination against Covid-19 in foreign languages, including in Russian, through a “vaccination paper”. However, the proposal was not supported and a way of providing information that is consistent with existing laws will have to be sought.…

Signup for vaccine time and place available for early applicants

Friday, April 30, 2021

Residents outside priority groups who applied for a vaccine on manavakcina.lv in February are already allowed to sign up for vaccination time and place, Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts told Latvian Television April 30. In total, on April 30, the possibility to select a vaccine time and place on the manavakcina.lv site is open for 40,222 people – these are the people who signed up soon after the site went live in…

Minister of Health: too soon for ‘live queues’ at vaccination centers

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Until supply issues have been fully resolved and the most at-risk groups have been vaccinated, it is too early to see a so-called “live queue” or line for vaccination at Covid-19 vaccination centers, Minister of Health Daniels Pavļuts (“Development/For!”) said March 31 during an interview on the LTV show “Today’s Question”. Covid-19 vaccines are currently being made available to physicians, seniors over the age of 70, and people with chronic illnesses. The Minister noted that the…

Locations of vaccination centers outlined

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Ahead of a promised major increase in Latvia’s hitherto sluggish vaccination rate, officials have been revealing more details about the regional vaccination centers that will be used to administer vaccinations. “On April 1st, we will be ready — with no jokes,” said Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts (Development/For!), adding “It is important that the large vaccination centers are ready in April, as at least two vaccine delivery peaks are expected in…

Schools will be first to reduce restrictions, says Health Minister

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Lifting any restrictions will only be possible gradually, and the first to see it will be schools, Health Minister Daniels Pavluts told Latvian Television February 12. “Forgive other industries, we will first seek opportunities to open schools for at least the young pupils”, Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts said on LTV. The Minister said that Latvia currently has the fifth highest incidence rate in Europe. The cumulative incidence rate of 14 days per…

Latvia will buy extra CureVac vaccines

Friday, January 22, 2021

Latvian government has decided to apply for additional 646 510 vaccines available to Latvia by the German producer CureVac,  the Ministry of Health said January 21. Altogether, Latvia is planning to purchase 946 510 doses of vaccines from this producer. For the purchase of vaccines, including logistical costs and administration, €14.4 million of emergency funding has been allocated. Until now, Latvia had planned to purchase a dose of 300 000…

Latvia to have a central vaccination bureau

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

“Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts said at a press conference January 12 that government has supported creation of a centralized vaccination bureau,” reports LSM.LV Pavļuts said that the main goal of this is to ensure a smooth mass vaccination on a national level. This means that through this bureau, residents would have the opportunity to voluntarily sign up for vaccines. These voluntary requests would then be sorted in accordance with priority…