Saturday , November 28 2020

There is currently no flu in Latvia, but the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections in Latvia is increasing.



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).

Compared with the previous week of monitoring, the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections increased in the districts of Gulbene, Jurmala, Jekabpils, Riga and Liepaja.

The SPKC is monitored every week, including ten areas.

Compared with the previous week of monitoring, the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections increased in the districts of Gulbene, Jurmala, Jekabpils, Riga and Liepaja.

However, the highest is in Ventspils, where an average of 1,834 people per 100,000 inhabitants were affected, in Jurmala – 1,821 people per 100,000 inhabitants in Jelgava – 1111 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Those most affected are children under the age of four.

SPKC experts explain that the treatment of GPs in upper respiratory tract infections has been similar to those of previous seasons during this period.

Meanwhile, cases of influenza in monitoring areas have not yet been detected.


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