Three more coronavirus cases found in Latvia

Latvia detected three new cases of COVID-19 on September 6, the total since the start of the pandemic now standing at 1,428 on Saturday.

No new deaths were recorded, with the fatality toll remaining on 35.

The Disease Prevention and Control Center (SPKC) said 1,596 tests had been conducted during the previous 24-hour period. 

In total 264,258 tests have been carried out since February 29.

So far 1,187 patients have recovered from infection.

Seven patients are in hospital, all of whom are described as having moderate symptoms of the disease.

Pēdējās 24h veikti 1596 COVID-19 testi, reģistrēti 3 jauni saslimšanas gadījumi. Latvijā kopā veikti 264 258 izmeklējumi, saslimušas 1428 personas un 1187 izveseļojušās, 35 mirušas. — (@SPKCentrs)  September 6, 2020  

SPKC added that all three new patients had been in contact with an infected person.

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

Cīņa ar    #COVID19   izplatību nav noslēgusies – iepazīsties ar noteikumiem, kurus nepieciešams ievērot savas un sabiedrības veselības saglabāšanas nolūkā arī pēc ārkārtējās situācijas noslēguma! ☝🏼 🇱🇻:   🇬🇧:   🇷🇺:   — Valdības māja (@Brivibas36)    June 10, 2020  

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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