Society should live with different inconveniences until herd immunity is acquired - Karins

  • 2021-02-05
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Until the herd immunity is acquired, the society will have to live with different inconveniences, said Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) in a press conference after the government meeting today.

Informing on the restrictions during the state of emergency, the prime minister said that he is aware that the society is tired and everybody wants to return to normal life.

"Still, everyone should understand that the disease does not see our tiredness. Our tiredness lets the disease spread. We should continue restricting our contacts," the president said.

He called on the people to continue observing distance, wash hands regularly, wear masks.

"Let us live through this time together. The vaccination plan is running, this month we will receive more vaccines. We will mover towards the herd immunity, but before that we have to live with some inconveniences," the prime minister said.

As reported, the state of emergency has been extended to April 6.