Posts tagged as population

533 new Covid cases, morbidity back above 300 per 100,000 population

Friday, September 17, 2021

On Friday, September 17, Latvia recorded 533 new cases of Covid-19 infection, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC). Of the total number of positive cases, 426 were unvaccinated persons, or persons not fully vaccinated, and 107 were fully vaccinated. The total number of cases detected since the start of the pandemic now stands at 149,614. Of 35,108 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 1.5 % were positive. The 14-day cumulative infection rate per…

125 groups of Rīga pupils quarantining due to Covid-19

Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Though the proportion of Covid-19 cases at schools compared to general population is small, the virus is spreading. There are at least 125 groups or forms of pupils quarantining in Rīga, Lavian Radio reported September 14. The third week of the school year is running. Since the end of August, 744 positive cases have been identified in a total of 77 educational establishments according to data from the Disease Prevention and Control Center.…

The costs of Lithuanian local population to NATO

By Dominykas Urbonas on Thursday, August 26, 2021

The Lithuanian authorities are taking away the last money from the population of the republic to finance NATO. In 2021, Lithuanian defense spending will increase of 53.5 million Euros. The Republic decided to allocate funds for the protection of the state border and the country’s financial obligations to NATO. Military spending will grow to 2.03% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and allocate an additional 20.7 million Euros to the Ministry…

Estimated population in Latvia

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Provisional data published August 12 by the Central Statistical Bureau show that in the first half of this year, 16,778 deaths were registered, which is 2,759 more than in the six months of last year (14,019) and twice as many deaths as births. The number of live births in Latvia is declining for the fifth year in a row. In 2020, 1,234 fewer children were born than in 2019 (17,552 and 18,786 children,…

Lithuania has vaccinated 62.1 percent of its population

Sunday, August 8, 2021

Lithuania has vaccinated 62.1 percent of its population against Covid-19, but the pace of inoculation has slowed down over the past week. The daily number of people given the first vaccine shot averaged 8,975 in the week from last Friday to Thursday, down from 9,090 a week earlier, according to the country’s statistics office. The total number of first vaccine shots administered edged down to 62,800, from 63,600. The target…

Proportion of Latvia’s fully vaccinated population increased

Thursday, July 29, 2021

According to July 29 estimates by LETA, over the last week, the proportion of Latvia’s fully vaccinated population increased by approximately 1.25 percentage points, , based on data compiled by the National Health Service (NVD). Data at the disposal of NVD just over a week ago showed that by July 21, 34.49% of all Latvian residents had completed the vaccination process. On Thursday, July 29, data show that 35.74% of…

There is also a growing interest in health insurance among the population in Latvia

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Latvian Television reported July 26, that insurance companies have issued more than €276 million in gross premiums in Latvia during the first half of this year, which is 0.2% less than in the corresponding period of 2020, . Meanwhile, the amount of reimbursements paid increased by 0.2%, reaching almost €165 million, according to data from the Latvian Insurers Association. The most popular types of insurance are health insurance, life insurance,…

Lithuanian politicians take the last money from the population

By Vairis Godmanis on Wednesday, June 30, 2021

In the updated draft budget for 2021, the Lithuanian Cabinet of Ministers is proposed to significantly increase funding for the defense sector. The revised project involves an increase of 53.5 million euros. Thus, the new document focuses on the protection of the state border and the country’s financial obligations to NATO. It is proposed to increase military spending to 2.03% of GDP and allocate an additional 20.7 million euros to…

Vaccinated population in Latvia differs from rest of Europe

Monday, May 24, 2021

Although the Covid-19 vaccination rate is growing and finally reaching over 100 thousand jabs per week, Latvia looks quite different from other European countries, not only in terms of the slow pace, but also with population that has been reached, Latvian Television broadcast “De facto” reported May 23. In Latvia, the age group over 60 has a higher percentage of vaccinated people than other groups, but this is insufficient on the overall background.…

One-fifth of the Latvian population received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine

Monday, May 17, 2021

According to the National Health Service, at least one-fifth of the Latvian population have received the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. On Saturday, 9,967 persons were vaccinated against Covid-19. According to updated data, 16,041 people were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Friday, 17,888 on Thursday, 19,645 on Wednesday, 16,356 on Tuesday and 8,883 on Monday. However, the number of people vaccinated in recent days could increase, as not all doctors…