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The Covid-19 tests for school screening will be carried out every two weeks

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

In order to address problems with laboratory capacity, the Covid-19 tests for routine school screening will be carried out once every two weeks. Experts have indicated that of all tested pupils, only 0.18% were Covid-positive last week, which is a small enough proportion to switch to testing once every 14 days instead of once a week. By October 1, a new testing method will also gradually be introduced, which will allow…

Vaccinated persons will not be subject to workplace Covid screening in Latvia

Thursday, April 29, 2021

On Thursday, April 29, the government approved amendments drafted by the Ministry of Health to rules allowing fully vaccinated individuals not to perform routine Covid-19 screening tests at workplaces. The Ministry said that such rules are intended for medical practitioners, employees of social care centers, educational establishments and others who need to carry out screening tests daily. In view of the fact that mild cases may also occur after vaccination…