RIGA - Latvia confirmed 5,082 new Covid-19 cases and 17 Covid-19 related deaths on Tuesday, the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) informed.
This is the second day in a row when the daily count of Covid-19 cases rises to a new record high. Yesterday, 3,706 new Covid-19 cases were registered in Latvia.
Latvia's cumulative two-week number of Covid-19 cases per 100,000 population grew from 1,570.9 on Monday to 1,742.4 on Tuesday.
Of the new Covid-19 cases confirmed on Tuesday, 2,189 people were unvaccinated or had not completed their vaccination course and 2,893 were fully vaccinated.
Of the latest Covid-19 victims, one was in the age group of 50 to 59 years, three were 60 to 69 years old, three were 70 to 79 years, eight were 80 to 89, and two were 90 to 99. Eleven of these people were unvaccinated or had not completed their vaccination course and six were fully vaccinated.
Covid-19 has so far killed 4,759 people in Latvia.
Of the 22,489 people tested for Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, 22.6 percent were diagnosed with the infection, which is also a new record.
According to LETA's estimates, there are currently 32,987 active Covid-19 cases in Latvia.
Since the start of the pandemic, Latvian has confirmed a total of 314,142 Covid-19 cases.