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The most recent Covid-19 cases are still detected in Riga and Daugavpils News


Riga, December 6, LETA. Of the 526 cases of Covid-19 infection detected the day before, more than half were registered in Riga and Daugavpils, according to data collected by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC).

On the last day, 216 new infections were registered in Riga, and the total number of diseases in the capital in 14 days is 3253 people. Meanwhile, 99 new patients have been registered in Daugavpils, and in 14 days the number of patients has reached 989 inhabitants.

There was also a significant increase in the municipality of Ozolnieki, where 41 new infections were recorded, bringing the cumulative number of 14-day cases in the municipality to 71. Most likely, the growth of this municipality is related to some of the Covid-19 cases detected in the “Zemgale” social assistance center (SAC). he waited for tests on all the inhabitants of the sick body.

28 new cases were registered in Tukums, and the cumulative 14-day case in the city reached 46. In Jēkabpils, 20 new cases were registered, reaching a population of 140 in the last two weeks.

In Jelgava and Jelgava region, each time 12 new cases were registered, the number of 14-day cases in the city and region reached 362 and 71. In Ventspils and Jurmalan, 14 new cases were registered, with a total of 89 and 209 cases per 14 days.

11 new cases were registered in Mārupe, 10 in Iecavan, nine new cases in Daugavpils and Balvi counties and eight new cases in Salaspils and Rēzekne counties.

The largest case in the last two weeks has been in Riga – 3253, Daugavpils – 989, Jelgava – 362, Jurmala – 209, Krustpils region – 194, Ķekava region – 176, Mārupe region – 155, Rēzekne – 150, Jēkabpils – 141, Salaspils region – 126 , Daugavpils region – 109.

The LETA Agency’s calculations are based on data from the Central Statistics Office by actual population in the region in 2019 and SPKC data from the last 14 days of diseases in Latvian municipalities, cumulative morbidity per 14,000 days per 100,000 population.

In 23 municipalities this indicator is higher, exceeding 50% in eight municipalities.

Calculating the number of cases per 100,000 population in the last 14 days following the changes that took place last day, the highest is in the districts of Krustpils, Aknīste municipality, Daugavpils, Salacgrīva, Mārupe, Ķekava and Ozolnieki, as well as Jelgavan.

The 14,000-day morbidity rate is a theoretical indicator per 100,000 population, which allows a comparison of mortality rates in areas with a different population and does not indicate a specific number of cases.

It has already been reported that Covid-19 526 cases were found in Latvia on the last day, while nine cases were killed, according to data collected by the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC).

Three of the dead were between 65 and 75 years old, five between 75 and 85 years old and one between 90 and 95 years old. 262 people infected with the new coronavirus have died in Latvia so far.

On the last day, 5822 Covid-19 tests were performed in Latvia, of which 9% were positive. The SPCC has previously explained that this figure is important in the European Union, as more than 4% of the disease is believed to be rapid and uncontrolled.

In Latvia, a total of 21,313 people have hired Covid-19, but 1,866 have recovered.

Data from the National Health Service show that Covid-19 69 patients were hospitalized last day, with two people transferred in between.

A total of 604 patients are being treated in hospital situations, of which 562 are moderate and 42 are severe.

On the last day, 13 patients were discharged from the hospital, including two patients. To date, a total of 1,637 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19.

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