Thursday , September 16 2021

Covid-19 distribution map: one third of cases registered on Monday – in Riga



One-third of the 460 Covid-19 infections detected on the last day were recorded in Riga, but a greater number of cases were also found in the Kuldīga region, according to data collected by the Center for the Prevention and Control of -Disease (SPKC).

156 new cases have been diagnosed in Riga, but the cumulative number of 14 days of cases in the capital is currently 1,547.

Read more: On Monday, 311 new cases of Covid-19 were detected and four deaths were reported

On the last day, 25 new infected people were discovered in the Kuldīga region, in Jūrmala – 20, in the Rēzekne region – 19, in Rēzekne – 18, but a number of other local governments were registered. smaller number of new cases. At least ten patients and more were registered yesterday in a total of 12 Latvian municipalities.

The highest total number of patients in the last two weeks is in Riga – 1547, in the Valmiera region – 257, in Daugavpils – 223, in the Jēkabpils region – 208, in the Talsi region – 193, in Jelgava – 153, but in the Ropaži region – 143 inhabitants.

LETA Agency’s calculations, which are based on data from the Central Statistics Office on the population in the counties at the beginning of 2021 and SPKC data in the last 14 days in the municipalities Latvians, show that the cumulative morbidity of 14 days per 100,000 population in Latvia is currently 272.1 cases.

In 18 municipalities this indicator is higher, including in eight it is exceeded by 50%. The highest morbidity rate per 100,000 inhabitants is in the counties of Līvāni, Smiltene, Talsi, Jēkabpils, Valmiera, Ropaži, Valka, Kuldīga, Aizkraukle, Balvi, Rēzekne and Ādaži.

The 14-day morbidity rate per 100,000 inhabitants is a theoretical indicator that allows comparing the morbidity rate in areas with different populations, and does not indicate a specific number of diseases.




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