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Health Alert-The Government of Latvia Implements Stricter Social Distancing Measures.  Lithuania Delays Land Border Closure for Transiting Foreigners

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia (March 25, 2020) Location: Latvia Event: The Government of Latvia Implements Stricter Social Distancing Measures.  Lithuania Delays Land Border Closure for Transiting Foreigners On March 25, 2020 the Government of Latvia announced new social-distancing measures to limit the spread of COVID.  On weekends and holidays, only grocery stores, pharmacies, pet pharmacies, ...
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Health Alert – Further Airport and Land Border Closures-U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia Location: Latvia Event: Further Airport and Land Border Closures After March 27, 2020, the number of passenger flights out of Riga is expected to decrease further or stop altogether.  This reduction or stoppage of flights could last several weeks or longer.  The U.S. Embassy reiterates the State Department’s Level Four Global Health Advisory , stating “U.S. citizens ...
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Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Riga, Latvia – March 20, 2020  Location:  Latvia  Event: Departure Options Dwindle from Latvia  The Department of State has issued a Global Level 4 Health Advisory for COVID-19 on March 19, 2020.  U.S. Embassy Riga has no evacuation or chartered flights scheduled at this time.    U.S. citizens who are considering returning to the United States are urged to ...
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