RIGA - Given the fast spread of Covid-19 in Latvia, it's time to decide on declaring a state of emergency, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) believes.
After the weekly meeting with coalition partners, the prime minister told journalists that he has called an extraordinary joint meeting of his Cabinet and the Crisis Management Council to hear health experts and decide on further steps.
"I see that the capacity of hospitals is gradually becoming saturated. If the situation does not change, there is a risk of healthcare services be...
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