Posts tagged as Delta

Delta strain Latvia has reached 97.9%

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The proportion of the Covid-19 Delta strain Latvia has reached 97.9%, Health Minister Daniels Pavļuts said at the government meeting August 24. The Delta type of the virus was detected in around 18% of tested samples at the beginning of July, while its prevalence reached 79% by the middle of the month. On August 11, however, it was reported that 95.3% of the samples had already been identified as having the…

The spread of the Covid-19 delta in Latvia

Wednesday, August 11, 2021

The spread of the Covid-19 delta in Latvia has reached 95%, head of the National Reference Laboratory, Sergejs Ņikišins, said at the government meeting. In early July, the Delta type was detected in about 18% of samples, while in mid-July the spread reached 79%. In the last week, the Delta variant was detected in 95.3% out of 128 tested samples. Meanwhile, the prevalence of the Alpha virus strain continues to…

The proportion of the Covid-19 Delta variant in Latvia increased to 79%

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Last week, the proportion of the Covid-19 Delta variant in Latvia increased to 79%, according to information published July 21 by Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). Two weeks ago, the Alpha variant was still dominant.  Last week  , the Delta strain was found in 54% of the tested samples, whereas this week it is already at 79% and the Alpha variant has fallen to 13%, according to SPKC. The…