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COVID-19 Information

Country-Specific Information: The Government of Latvia reports 1246 confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its borders. There have been 32 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: Latvian authorities are implementi­­ng the following EU Commission’s recommended restrictions: Restrictions from entering Latvia from outside the European Union (including the United States) remain ...
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United States European Command, U.S. Embassy, and Latvian Ministry of Defense Collaborate to Maintain Latvia’s COVID-19 Readiness

On Monday, July 27, U.S. Ambassador John Carwile will presented 2,800 face shields and 38,600 pairs of non-sterile disposable gloves worth $30,000 to Defense Minister Artis Pabriks, who will accept the donation on behalf of the Latvian government. The gloves and face shields will be used by various government institutions whose employees have frequent and ...
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Health Alert: Cabinet of Ministers Increase Information Collection From Foreign Travelers – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (July 17, 2020) Location: Latvia Event: Cabinet of Ministers Increase Information Collection From Foreign Travelers From July 16, the Cabinet of Ministers approved several changes to Cabinet regulation number 360, “Epidemiological Safety Measures for the Containment of the Spread of COVID-19 Infection.”   For a complete list of changes, including those ...
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