COVID-19 case total increases by 3 in Latvia

Three new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Latvia on August 3, with the total number since the start of the pandemic rising to 1,246 on Monday.

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

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 687 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period.

In total 201,997 tests have been carried out since February 29.

So far 1,052 patients have recovered from infection.

Two patients have been hospitalized. Six 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 other story   about the latest list of countries which require self-isolation for people arriving in Latvia.


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