One case of coronavirus detected in Latvia


Latvia recorded one case of COVID-19 on June 6, increasing the total number of cases from 1,085 on Friday to 1,086 on Saturday.

No fatalities were recorded.

The new figure was released by the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) which said 1,074 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. 

In total 116 535 tests have been carried out since February 29.

Pēdējās 24h veikti 1074 COVID-19 testi, pozitīvs 1 cilvēkiem. Latvijā kopā veikti 116 535 izmeklējumi, saslimušas 1086 personas un 781 izveseļojies, 25 mirušas. — (@SPKCentrs)  June 6, 2020  

Two patients have been hospitalized. 11 patients are in hospital, most of whom have moderate symptoms of the disease but 3 of whom are designated as being in a serious condition. 

So far 781 patients have recovered from infection.

A useful summary in English of the latest COVID-19 situation including restrictions in place and statistics on the number of cases is available at    this special government website  .

Apkopota informācija par    #COVID19   izplatību ierobežojošajiem pasākumiem. Iepazīsties un ievēro! 😉 🇱🇻:   🇬🇧:   🇷🇺:   — Valdības māja (@Brivibas36)    May 20, 2020  

The text of laws relating to the emergency situation and the powers given to the various public bodies is available in English at the national    legislative database  .

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.


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