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    Seven new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Latvia

    RIGA, Aug 8 (LETA) - Seven new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Latvia over the past 24 hours, according to information released by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC).

    Three of the infected persons have been in contact with a Covid-19 patient, one has returned from Estonia, and three more case is still being investigated, the CDC said.

    With 1,891 Covid-19 tests carried out over the past 24 hours, the total number of tests has grown to 211,937. Of the 1,288 Covid-19 cases recorded in Latvia so far, 1,070 patients have recovered and 32 have died from the virus.

    Two Covid-19 patients were hospitalized over the past 24 hours. At present, seven Covid-19 patients, all with symptoms of moderate severity, are receiving treatment in hospital.

    In all, 193 patients have so far been discharged from hospitals, but they include both recovered patients and those have died.

    • Published: 08.08.2020 09:49
    • Ivars Motivans
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