Posts published in Day: November 15, 2020

316 new cases of COVID-19 found in Latvia

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Latvia recorded 316 new cases of COVID-19 on November 15, according to the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC), down from the previous day’s total of 395. The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic now stands at 10,547. Of 4,058 tests carried out in total, 7.8% were positive, up on the 6.1% ratio the previous day. Two deaths were recorded, with one victim aged 75 to 80 and one aged 85 to 90. Pēdējo 24h…

In bid to attract civil servants, Lithuania’s depopulated region to offer free housing

Sunday, November 15, 2020

Lithuanian provinces have trouble finding specialists to fill civil service positions, as many candidates are either underqualified or never show up. How are the country’s depopulated regions planning to solve this problem? Ina Romanovas has recently started working as inter-institutional cooperation coordinator in Biržai District Municipality in northern Lithuania. Before starting her new job, the woman had received many discouraging comments. “People think that public servants only drink coffee and…