Posts published in Day: July 12, 2020

No new cases of COVID-19 in Latvia

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Latvia said no new cases of COVID-19 had been detected on July 12, the total number since the start of the pandemic remaining at 1,173 on Sunday.  No further fatalities were announced, with the death toll remaining on 30. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,467 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 168,947 tests have been carried out since February 29. So far 1,019 patients have recovered from infection. 3 patients are in…

LRT FACTS. Are Lithuanian resorts doomed without Russian and Belarusian tourists?

Sunday, July 12, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has affected Lithuania’s tourism sector, but are local resorts doomed without Russian and Belarusian tourists, as claimed by a Russian-language website? The Russian-language news website EADaily ran a story this month, entitled ‘Lithuania’s tourism sector frozen without Russians and Belarusians’, describing the ostensible woes of Lithuanian resorts without foreign tourists.  Fake quotes  “It’s a pity, we have no Russians or Belarusians yet,” the spokeswoman for the municipality…