COVID-19 case count remains same in Latvia

No new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 10, with the total number since the start of the pandemic remaining at 1,290 on Monday.

No deaths were recorded either, with the fatality toll standing at 32.

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 668 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period.

In total 214,202 tests have been carried out since February 29.

So far 1,070 patients have recovered from infection.

One patient has been hospitalized. Eight patients are in hospital, all described as having moderate symptoms of the disease.

The number for medical emergencies is  113 , the number for enquiring about a COVID-19 test if you have developed some potential symptoms after returning from overseas or being in contact with someone confirmed as having coronavirus is  8303  and the SPKC COVID-19 advice helpline is  67387661 .

The SPKC has    information in English   about the approved methods of protecting yourself from the virus, symptoms and medical procedures    and an interactive map   plotting the incidence and distribution of the disease in Latvia.

See  our updated story   about the latest list of countries which require self-isolation for people arriving in Latvia.


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