One patient was registered in Jūrmala, Liepāja and Babīte region.
The number of people with Covid-19 has increased to 69 in Riga and to six in Liepaja. The number of actively infected people in Jūrmala still does not exceed the limit of five cases, therefore the exact number of patients is not detected. With the infection of one inhabitant, Covid-19 has returned to Babīte municipality.
The SPCC has also clarified the data on the place of residence of one patient and therefore the diseases have not been registered in Valmiera, as reported on Friday, but in Kocēni municipality, where the total number of patients still does not exceed five cases.
Of the new infections registered last day, four are in the age group of 30 to 39 years, and two are in the age group of 20 to 29 and 40 to 49 years.
As reported, 1870 Covid-19 tests were performed in Latvia last day and eight new cases were registered. According to the information available to the SPKC, one patient has returned from abroad, but six are related to cases of illness that have been reported in previous days and are related to visiting entertainment venues. In turn, another patient was contacted to clarify additional information.
To date, 167,480 Covid-19 examinations have been performed in the country, 1173 persons have become ill and 30 have died. 1019 people have recovered.
The number of new cases of Covid-19 infection has increased significantly this week. Seven new cases were registered on Monday and Tuesday, 13 on Wednesday and 11 on Thursday.
The SPKC has recorded three outbreaks of Covid-19 this week related to the entertainment of friends’ companies in public places, the epidemiological investigation of which is ongoing, which may increase the number of patients. The SPKC has also announced a list of six public places in Liepaja and two places in Riga whose visitors have been at risk of becoming infected with Covid-19, so it would now be necessary to monitor their health and monitor them if necessary.
The specialists of the center invite to pay special attention to the residents who visited the restaurant “Aqua Luna” in Andrejostas Street 5k-5 in Riga from the evening of June 27 to the evening of July 8, as well as the restaurant “Kinki” from the evening of June 28 to the evening of July 9. Blaumaņa Street 5A.
There were also risks of infection for those who were in the hotel “Sport Hotel” in Liepāja on the evening of July 3, Dzērves Street 9, and in the evening of July 3 visited the restaurant “7.līnija”, Peldu Street 59A, but in the evening of July 4 were in the cafe ” Darbnīca “, Lielā iela 8, beer bar” Miezis & Ko “, Kuģinieku iela 5, was in cafe” Delisnack “, Dzirnavu street 4, while on the evening of July 5 in Liepaja visited cafe” Vējš “, Graudu street 45.
In order to limit the spread of Covid-19 and prevent more and more outbreaks of the disease, the Cabinet of Ministers decided at an extraordinary meeting on Friday to shorten the working hours of public catering establishments.