Latvia announced a COVID ban 19 months after the country experienced an unprecedented outbreak of the disease.
Through this movement, Latvia became the first country in Europe to carry out strong system reforms to prevent the spread of this virus.
According to reports, the Baltic countries now have one of the highest rates of new COVID cases, having successfully contained the virus for months.
According to reports, after an emergency government meeting, Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins said the country would remain closed until November 15, which would be complemented by a strict system, in which the disease progresses and spreads rapidly in hospitals full of COVID-19 patients in in the midst of a shortage of health care facilities.
In addition, reports say that more than half of Latvians are fully vaccinated, but Karins admits that his government is not getting enough citizens to accept bribes. “There are a lot of people, a lot of people, who haven’t been vaccinated,” the president said.
So far, Latvia has documented around 190,000 cases of Coronavirus acquisition as well as nearly 2900 deaths. Referring to this, the Latvian Center for Disease Control and Prevention said in the city’s COVID-19 cases of 100,000 people currently at 864, which is currently among the highest in the world.
It is reported that the national curfew will last until November 15, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Many shops will be closed, but sports and cultural programs will not be accepted at this time.