Riga, December 6, LETA. Of the total 526 Covid-19 infections detected the previous day, more than half have been registered in Riga and Daugavpils, according to data compiled by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC).
216 new infections were registered in Riga last day, and the total number of cumulative cases in the capital in 14 days is currently 3253 people. In turn, 99 new cases have been registered in Daugavpils, and the total number of cases in 14 days has reached 989 inhabitants in the city.
A significant increase was also observed in Ozolnieki municipality, as 41 new infections were registered there, so the 14-day cumulative number of cases in the municipality reached 71. Probably the increase in this municipality is related to several detected Covid-19 cases in the social services center (SAC). ” Zemgale “. waited for tests to be performed on all residents of the sick corps.
In Tukums, 28 new cases were registered, the 14-day cumulative number of cases in the city reached 46. In Jēkabpils, 20 new cases were registered and reached 140 inhabitants in the last two weeks.
In the Jelgava and Jelgava regions, 12 new cases were registered in each, the 14-day cumulative number of cases in the city and the region reached 362 and 71. In Ventspils and Jūrmala, 14 new cases were registered and the total 14-day cumulative number is currently 89 and 209.
11 new cases were registered in Mārupe, 10 in Iecava, nine new cases in Daugavpils and Balvi counties and eight new cases in Salaspils and Rēzekne counties.
The largest number of cases in the last two weeks is 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, In Daugavpils region – 109.
The calculations from the agency LETA, which are based on data from the Central Statistics Office on the number of inhabitants in the counties after the actual place of residence in 2019 and SPKC data on the last 14 days of illness in Latvian municipalities, show that the 14-day cumulative morbidity per 100,000 inhabitants.
In 23 municipalities this indicator is higher, including in eight it is exceeded by 50%.
The calculation of the number of cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days after the changes that took place the previous day is the highest in the districts of Krustpils, Akniste, Daugavpils, Salacgrīva, Mārupe, Ķekava and Ozolnieki and in Jelgava.
14-day morbidity per 100,000 inhabitants is a theoretical indicator that enables comparisons of morbidity in areas with different populations and does not indicate a specific number of cases.
It has already been reported that a total of 526 cases of Covid-19 were detected in Latvia last day, while nine cases have died, according to data compiled by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC).
Three of the deceased were between 65 and 75 years old, five between 75 and 85 years old and one between 90 and 95 years old. A total of 262 people have been infected with the new coronavirus that has died in Latvia so far.
During the last day, 5822 Covid-19 tests were performed in Latvia, of which 9% were positive. The SPCC has previously stated that this figure is considered important in the European Union, as over 4% consider the spread of the disease to be rapid and uncontrolled.
In Latvia, a total of 21,313 people have received Covid-19, but 1,866 people have recovered.
Data from the National Health Service show that 69 Covid-19 patients were in hospital the previous day, including two transferred persons.
A total of 604 patients are currently treated in inpatient care, of which 562 are moderate and 42 are severe.
During the last day, 13 patients were released from the hospital, including two transferred patients. To date, a total of 1637 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19.