Most cases of Covid-19 detected on Monday were registered in Riga, Daugavpils, Liepaja and Jurmala / Day


219 of the newly infected people were registered in Riga last day, and the total number of illnesses in the capital for 14 days is currently 3346 people.

In Daugavpils, 38 new cases were detected, the total number of cases in the last 14 days has grown to 571 inhabitants.

24 new infections have been registered in Liepaja and the total number of cases has increased to 277 in the last two weeks.

23 newly infected people were discovered in Jūrmala, the total number of cases decreased in the last 14 days to 363 inhabitants.

In the past day, another 20 new infected people were discovered in Jelgava region, 19 in Jelgava, Rēzekne and Balvi region, 17 in Ādaži and Olaine regions, and 15 in Salaspils region. In a number of other municipalities, a smaller number of infected people was registered during the day.

The largest number of patients in the last two weeks is in Riga – 3346, Daugavpils – 571, Jelgava – 366, Jūrmala – 363, Liepāja – 277, Rēzekne – 201, Balvi region – 195, Olaine region – 194, but in Ādaži region – 186 inhabitants.

The calculations of the Agency LETA, which are based on the data of the Central Statistical Bureau on the number of inhabitants in counties by actual place of residence in 2020 and SPKC data on the last 14 days in Latvian municipalities, show that the 14-day cumulative morbidity per 100,000 inhabitants in Latvia is 538.4. .

In 38 municipalities this indicator is higher, including 16 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, Balvi, Ādaži, Mazsalaca, Valka, Rauna, Alūksne, Viļāni and Viļaka districts.

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

Of the new cases registered in the previous day, 141 are aged between 30 and 39, 136 are aged between 50 and 59, 121 are aged between 40 and 49, and there are fewer patients in other age groups.

It has already been reported that 713 new cases of Covid-19 were discovered in Latvia last day and information on the deaths of 18 people with the new coronavirus was received, according to the information compiled by the SPKC.

Among the deceased, one person is aged 35 to 40, three are aged 60 to 65, seven are aged 70 to 80, four are aged 80 to 90 and three are aged 90 to 100.

On Monday, 12,908 Covid-19 tests were performed in Latvia, thus the proportion of positive Covid-19 cases compared to those tested last day dropped from 8.7% to 5.5%. The SPCC has previously explained that this figure is considered important in the European Union, as above 4%, the spread of the disease is considered to be rapid and uncontrolled.

The number of Covid-19 cases registered in Latvia so far has reached 77,697, but the number of dead Covid-19 patients – 1,486 or 1.91% of the registered infected.

The calculations of the agency LETA show that in the last 14 days a total of 10,270 persons have become infected with Covid-19 in Latvia. The 14-day cumulative morbidity per 100,000 population is 538.4 cases.


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

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