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United States European Command, U.S. Embassy, and Latvian Ministry of Defense work together to supply sanitizer and gloves to schools in Latvia

Riga, June 1, 2020 — U.S. Ambassador John Carwile presented the Latvian Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health with one thousand liters of hand sanitizers produced by the Latvian company AS Spodrība and 22,500 pairs of non-sterile disposable gloves on May 30. Minister of Health Ilze Viņķele and Ministry of Education and Science ...
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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The Government of Latvia reports 1066 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. There have been 24 reported COVID-19 related deaths in Latvia. State Chancellery of Latvia COVID-19 Information Page Alerts and Messages for U.S. Citizens Entry and Exit Requirements: Entry Options: As of Tuesday, March 17, the government of Latvia closed its borders until further notice to all but Latvian citizens and Latvian residents who ...
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United States European Command in cooperation with U.S. Embassy Riga donates sanitizer to Latvian State Emergency Medical Services

Riga, May 18, 2020 – U.S. Ambassador John Carwile presented Latvian State Emergency Medical Service (SEMS) with 3,660 liters of hand and surface sanitizers totaling $15,000 and produced by the Latvian company “AS Spodrība” on May 15. Director of the State Emergency Medical Services Liene Cipule accepted the donation on behalf of the Latvian government. ...
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Health Alert – Baltic Shared Borders Open and Air Baltic Adds Flights, U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (May 15, 2020) Location: Latvia Event:   Baltic Shared Borders Open and Air Baltic Adds Flights As of Friday, May 15, the land borders between Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia are open to individuals with no symptoms of respiratory problems and who have not traveled outside of the Baltic region in the ...
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Health Alert – Latvia Extends State of Emergency, Eases Some Restrictions, U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (May 8, 2020) Location: Latvia Event:   Latvia Extends State of Emergency, Eases Some Restrictions On Thursday, May 7, the Cabinet of Ministers of Latvia extended the state of emergency until June 9, and announced a gradual reduction of some restrictions starting on May 12, 2020.  Details in the Latvian language can ...
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