November 4, 2018, 11:26 p.m.
The highest incidence of upper respiratory tract infections was reported in Jelgava, Ventspils and Jurmala, according to the latest monitoring data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (SPCC).
The SPKC is monitored every week, including ten areas.
In comparison with the previous week of monitoring, the incidence of
increased respiratory infections in the district of Gulbene, Jurmala, Jekabpils,
Riga and Liepaja.
However, the highest is in Ventspils, where the average number of people was 1834 per 100,000 inhabitants, in Jurmala – 1,821 people per 100,000 inhabitants and in Jelgava – 1111 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Those most affected are children under the age of four.
SPKC experts explain that referral patients for GP practices
infections of the upper respiratory tract have been similar to previous seasons
average for this time period.
Meanwhile, cases of influenza in monitoring areas have not yet been detected.