Press releases

01.08.2020 Ministru Kabinets

The official publication of the legal act is available at vestnesis.lv, the website of the official publication "Latvijas Vēstnesis", and the consolidated version of the regulations is available on the website likumi.lv

29.07.2020 Valsts kanceleja

A new remuneration model for medical practitioners has been developed by #GovLabLatvia - the Latvian Public Administration Innovation Laboratory - using the design thinking approach to solve a complex problem. Experts from the State Chancellery, doctors, nurses, employers in the healthcare sector, university lecturers, and healthcare policymakers took part in the think tanks. 

21.07.2020 Ministru prezidents

 

On Tuesday, 21 July, in Brussels, at the conclusion of one of history’s longest summits of leaders of the member states of the European Union (EU), an unprecedented agreement was reached both on the next multiannual EU budget and the European Economic Recovery Fund, providing more than 10 billion euros for the development of Latvia. 

21.07.2020 Ministru prezidents

 

On Tuesday, 21 July, in Brussels, at the conclusion of one of history’s longest summits of leaders of the member states of the European Union (EU), an unprecedented agreement was reached both on the next multiannual EU budget and the European Economic Recovery Fund, providing more than 10 billion euros for the development of Latvia. 

15.07.2020 Ministru Kabinets

 

On Wednesday, 15 July, the Cabinet of Ministers adopted several decisions in order to be able to collect information on both Latvian residents and foreigners entering Latvia more effectively, thus improving the ability of National Police to check compliance with self-isolation rules and of the Centre for Disease Prevention and Control to trace the spread of the Covid-19 infection. The need for third-country nationals to travel to Latvia to obtain visas and residence permits has also been reduced.

10.07.2020 Ministru Kabinets

On Friday, 10 July, in a rapid response to the increase in the spread of the Covid-19 infection, the Cabinet of Ministers decided, during an emergency meeting, to partially renew certain restrictions in order to protect the public from a rapid spread of the infection. The government's decision is that of restricting the flow of visitors in public catering establishments.

30.06.2020 Ministru Kabinets

On Tuesday, 30 June, the Cabinet of Ministers decided to partially reduce certain measures restricting the spread of Covid-19, seeing as the healthcare system has been strengthened and, as a result of epidemiological safety measures, the incidence of Covid-19 in Latvia is relatively low. The spread of the infection will be monitored continually, and restrictions will be renewed if ever the situation worsens.

09.06.2020 Veselības ministrija

 

Although the situation regarding the spread of the virus in Latvia is stable and some of the precautionary measures have been eased with the lifting of the state of emergency, a number of restrictions must still be observed. This is important for keeping the morbidity rate of Covid-19 low and to be able to further ease the restrictions in the coming months. It is also very important for everyone to assess the risks themselves and to take responsibility for their own health and the health of the people around them.

09.06.2020 Kultūras ministrija

Today, on 9 June, the Cabinet of Ministers decided to increase the number of visitors allowed to simultaneously participate in cultural events, stipulating that the total number of visitors attending a cultural event in the period from 10 to 30 June may not exceed 100 for indoor events an

09.06.2020 Veselības ministrija

 

In order to be able to continue testing for Covid-19, ensure remote consultations, and enforce other requirements after the end of the state of emergency, today, on 9 June, the government confirmed the relevant provisions in the regulations of the Cabinet of Ministers* which will remain in force until the end of this year.

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