Posts tagged as Covid

Covid case total increases by 44

Monday, October 19, 2020

44 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Latvia October 19, taking the total number of cases since the start of the pandemic to 3,494. SPKC said 2,215 tests were conducted during the previous 24-hour period. 2% of tests conducted were positive (down from 2.1% the previous day). This last figure is becoming increasingly important as a measure of Latvia’s ability to control the spread of the coronavirus. More than 3% means that the…

“Stop COVID” app hits 133,000 users

Thursday, September 3, 2020

The Apturi Covid (Stop COVID)  contact application has been downloaded by 133,000 people in Latvia, and if such dynamics continue, nearly every tenth resident of Latvia will have it, Jurijs Perevoščikovs, the director of the Disease Prevention and Control Centre (SPKC) Infection Disease Risk Analysis and Prevention Department told Latvian Radio September 3. He said that the number of app users increased significantly over the past two weeks, it had…

Lithuania confirms 32 new Covid-19 cases

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Thirty-two new Covid-19 cases were confirmed in Lithuania over the last 24 hours, the National Public Health Centre reported on Wednesday morning. Twenty-one of the new cases have been traced to existing clusters or confirmed infections. Six people were diagnosed with Covid-19 after returning from abroad and five more infections have yet to be traced. Two people in Klaipėda County are believed to have been infected with the coronavirus in…

Five cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Latvia

Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Latvia detected five new cases of COVID-19 on August 25, the total since the start of the pandemic now standing at 1,342 on Tuesday. No deaths were recorded, the fatality toll standing at 33. The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 2130 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 240,533 tests have been carried out since February 29. So far 1,135 patients have recovered from infection. Four patients are…

“Stop COVID” app hits 100,000 users in Latvia

Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The mobile app “Stop COVID” created to help limit the COVID-19 pandemic has been downloaded by 100,000 people so far, said Elina Lidere, head of communications for the “Stop COVID” app. The app was most frequently downloaded on days when new COVID-19 outbreaks were detected, said Lidere. “After a repeated outbreak of COVID-19, we see the role of the app and the interest of the population in it growing significantly. Data…

“Stop COVID” app hits 100 000 users in Latvia

Monday, July 20, 2020

The mobile app “Stop COVID” created to limit the COVID-19 pandemic has been downloaded by 100,000 people so far, said Elina Lidere, head of communications for the “Stop COVID” app. The app was most frequently downloaded on days when new COVID-19 outbreaks were detected, said Lidere. “After a repeated outbreak of COVID-19, we see the role of the app and the interest of the population in it growing significantly. Data shows…

Five more cases of COVID-19 detected in Latvia

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Latvia recorded five more cases of COVID-19 on June 2, increasing the total number of cases from 1,066 on Monday to 1,071 on Tuesday. No fatalities were recorded. The new figure was released by the Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) which said 1,681 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. In total 111 404 tests have been carried out since February 29. Pēdējās 24h veikts 1681 COVID-19 tests, pozitīvs 5…

Most Covid-19 victims in Lithuania had other diseases – ministry

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Most Covid-19 victims in Lithuania had underlying health conditions and half were over 80 years old, the Health Ministry reported on Monday. Cardiovascular diseases were most common among coronavirus victims, followed by oncological and respiratory conditions. “A number of the deceased had diabetes. Several people had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease,” the ministry said in a press release. Moreover, most of the deceased had several underlying diseases, according to the…