Posts tagged as RAKUS

Rīga East Hospital prepares for a third wave of Covid-19

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Riga East Clinical University Hospital (RAKUS) is preparing for a new outbreak of Covid-19 and an influx of patients, RAKUS Board Chair Imants Paeglis told Latvian Radio March 9. “We’ve been in a ‘steady’ position for more than a year. East Hospital has been one of the main Covid-19 hospitals. Approximately a third of all Covid-19 patients in Latvia have been treated in the East Hospital. Our capacity has also been quite…

Number of Covid-19 infected medics drastically down after vaccination in Latvia

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

As reported by LSM.LV: “In December, more than 100 doctors were sick with Covid-19 at Riga East Clinical University Hospital (RAKUS), while now the number is 14, hospital representative Ardis Platkājis told Latvian Television February 9” “The only argument [for the need for vaccination] is statistics. (..) In less than a month, Covid-19 spread is reduced,” Platkājis said. On the other hand, other staff, who were more hesitant to vaccinate, continue…