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    Six new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Latvia

    RIGA, Aug 7 (LETA) - Six 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 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 10:06
    • Galina Kudrjavceva, LETA
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