In addition to Riga, a large number of Covid-19 cases have also been detected in Mazsalaca and Balvi / Diena


Last day in Riga, 149 newly infected people were registered, and a total of 3,497 people became infected with Covid-19 in the last 14 days.

In Mazsalaca region, 28 new infected people were detected, the total number of cases increased to 40 in the last 14 days. 27 new patients have been registered in Balvi municipality, and the total number of patients in two weeks has reached 151 inhabitants of the municipality.

19 new patients have been registered in Jelgava, and the total number of patients in the city in the last two weeks has decreased to 381 inhabitants.

Last day in Daugavpils another 16 new cases were detected, in Saldus region – 14, in Gulbene region – 13, in Jūrmala – ten, in Jēkabpils and Babīte region – seven each, but in Valmiera and Līvāni, Olaine and Talsi regions – six patients. In a number of other municipalities, a smaller number of infected people was registered in the previous day.

The largest number of patients in the last two weeks is in Riga – 3497, Daugavpils – 580, Jūrmala – 384, Jelgava – 381, Liepāja – 259, Rēzekne – 222, Olaine region – 196, but Ādaži region – 192 inhabitants.

The calculations of the Agency LETA, which are based on the data of the Central Statistical Bureau on the population in counties by actual place of residence in 2020 and SPKC data on the last 14 days of illness in Latvian municipalities, show that the 14-day cumulative morbidity per 100,000 population in Latvia is currently 548.6 cases. .

In 40 municipalities this indicator is higher, including 17 it is exceeded by 50%.

Calculating the number of cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days after the changes that took place last day, it is the highest in Aglona, ​​Strenči, Aknīste, Vaiņode, Varakļāni, Ādaži, Mazsalaca, Balvi, Viļaka, Valka, Alūksne and Rauna counties.

The 14-day morbidity rate per 100,000 inhabitants is a theoretical indicator that allows comparisons of morbidity rates in areas with different populations and does not indicate a specific number of cases.

Of the new cases registered in the previous day, 73 are over 70 years of age, 70 are between 50 and 59 years of age, 66 are between 40 and 49 years of age, and there are fewer cases in other age groups.


Source: Diena.lv by www.diena.lv.

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