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    Latvia confirms 2,140 new Covid-19 cases, four deaths

    RIGA, Jan 16 (LETA) - Latvia confirmed 2,140 new Covid-19 cases and four more persons died of the coronavirus disease Saturday, the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) informed.

    Latvia's Covid-19 incidence continued to rise as the cumulative two-week number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 population grew from 1,310.6 to 1,414.1 over the past 24 hours.

    Of the new Covid-19 cases 994 people were unvaccinated or had not completed their vaccination course, and 1,146 people were fully vaccinated.

    Of the latest Covid-19 victims, one person was between the age of 40 to 49, one between 60 to 69, one between 80 to 89, and one between 90 to 99. Three of the victims were unvaccinated or had not completed their vaccination course, while one was fully vaccinated.

    So far, Latvia has recorded 4,730 Covid-19 related deaths.

    Out of the 10,994 Covid-19 tests carried out in the past 24 hours, 19.9 percent returned positive.

    According to LETA's estimates, there are currently 26,773 active Covid-19 cases in Latvia.

    Latvia has so far confirmed 303,794 Covid-19 cases.

    • Published: 16.01.2022 13:38
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