Posts tagged as National Health Service

Latvia: Vaccination certificate available locally starting June 1

Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Starting Tuesday, June 1, Latvian residents are able to obtain a digital certificate attesting to the fact of vaccination against Covid-19 or having had the disease. Disruptions of the system are expected on the first day. Digital Covid-19 certificates and obtaining them As from 1 June, two types of digital certificates will be available: the certificate attesting vaccination; the Covid-19 certificate on having had the infection. As of 9:30 June 1,…

The threshold of 100,000 people vaccinated against Covid-19

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Last week, the threshold of 100,000 people vaccinated against Covid-19 was exceeded for the first time: 102,035 people received the jab, according to National Health Service data, LETA reported May 19. It was already reported, that a record was hit last week, but data were still being entered in the system so the precise number was not yet known. If 100,000 people are vaccinated within a week, it means that the…

Wednesday saw highest number of jabs against Covid-19

Friday, April 30, 2021

The pace of vaccination against Covid-19 has climbed in Latvia, reaching a new daily record on Wednesday, April 28, LETA reported. According to data from the National Health Service (NVD), at least 11,111 people were vaccinated on Wednesday (data may still be entered), including 8,117 people receiving the first shot and 2,994 people got the second dose. So far, the record number of vaccinated people had been reached on April 21, when around…

Record number of second-dose jabs administered

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Over the past 24 hours, a total of 8,564 people were vaccinated against Covid-19, with a record number of persons getting their second jab, according to information from the National Health Service, newswire LETA reported April 22. Given that data entry into the system is possible for several days, this number could still change. It is currently the second highest only to April 7 since the start of the vaccination process…

Vaccination Bureau will be supervised by National Health Service

Monday, March 15, 2021

The Vaccination Project Bureau will be terminated as a structure of the Ministry of Health (VM), the Ministry said in a statement March 15. At the same time, a new structure will be established in the National Health Service (NVD) for the coordination of the vaccination, VM said. Under the new structure, the financial and human resources capacity will be expanded, said VM. The former employees of the Vaccination Project Bureau have been…

Āris Kasparāns confirmed new head of Latvian National Health Service

Thursday, February 18, 2021

National Health Service (NVD) on February 18 confirmed Āris Kasparāns as its new director, said LSM. Āris Kasparāns said that his priorities as head of NVD are improvement of service availability, data management, capacity of the establishment, Covid-19 issues and others. Kasparāns will take the post on March 1. Since 2013, Kasparāns has been working at the Ministry of Health as the head of Accountancy department and taking lead positions…

Record number of COVID-19 infections confirmed in Latvia

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Latvia recorded 930 new cases of COVID-19 on December 3 according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC), the largest daily total yet recorded since the start of the pandemic. Previously the highest daily total was 898 cases recorded on November 26. The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic now stands at 19,307. Of 8,670 tests carried out in the previous 24 hours, 10.7% were positive, up on the 7.8% rate of the previous two…