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    Covid-19 established for first time in Ape and Jaunpils regions

    RIGA, Aug 7 (LETA) - Ape and Jaunpils regions recorded their first novel coronavirus cases on Thursday, according to information released by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC).

    At the same time, Covid-19 has returned to Aizkraukle, Dobele, Grobina and Kuldiga regions.

    At present, active Covid-19 cases are registered in 36 municipalities of Latvia.

    With 86 active Covid-19 cases, Riga currently has the highest number of coronavirus patients. Gulbene follows with 17 active cases and Ogre Region with nine known infections.

    As reported, six new Covid-19 cases have been confirmed in Latvia over the past 24 hours, according to information released by the CDC.

    Three of the infected persons have been in contact with a Covid-19 patient, one has returned from Poland, another infection is related with the recent outbreak in Murjani Sports Gymnasium. One more case is still being investigated, the CDC said.

    With 2,137 Covid-19 tests carried out over the past 24 hours, the total number of tests has grown to 210,046. Of the 1,281 Covid-19 cases recorded in Latvia so far, 1,070 patients have recovered and 32 have died from the virus.

    One Covid-19 patient was hospitalized over the past 24 hours. At present, five 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: 07.08.2020 14:46
    • Galina Kudrjavceva, LETA
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