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Infectologist says face masks not strictly necessary at the moment

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Although Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš (New Unity) urged Latvians to wear face masks in public places earlier this week, the low rate of infection doesn’t mean such precautionary measures should be compulsory, according to infectologist Professor Uga Dumpis, of Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital, on April 29. “As the epidemiological situation in Latvia is relatively good, we have few daily infection cases, public transport isn’t overcrowded and the risk is comparatively low…