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In 2019, the city of Wuhan (China) became famous all over the world. Such «popularity» was associated with the rapid spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It is known that coronavirus is transmitted in two ways — by airborne droplets and by contact.

The respiratory virus of a new type has already spread throughout the world. Latvia was no exception.

Coronavirus in Latvia: statistics common for the country of Latvia

According to the latest data, 177 039 062 people became victims of COVID-19, of which 3 832 951 deaths. On the territory of Latvia — 134 677, of which 2407 deaths.
Over the last day (data on Saturday, 5 June 2021), the number of infected increased by 2971, +76 deaths. Thus, the mortality rate in Latvia is 1.79%.

In Latvia, bars and restaurants work with restrictions, all shops work without restrictions. Public events (exhibitions, concerts, museums, etc.) are allowed but with restrictions.

Is it possible to enter Latvia today, in 2021?

At the moment (Saturday, 5 June 2021) Latvia is available for tourists but with restrictions. At the same time, it is important to comply with the rules and requirements that are regulated by internal documents. Here is what official sources say for tourists planning to come to Latvia:

Entry to Latvia from EU Member States, the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation is permitted for the following urgent and essential reasons only:work; training, studies; family reunion; in order to receive medical services; transit; accompanying a minor; return to one’s permanent place of residence; attending a funeral.All travellers arriving from outside the EU+ area or the United Kingdom are subject to double test and mandatory isolation.Is a coronavirus test required?Travellers entering Latvia will be asked to show proof of a negative PCR test performed no earlier than 72 hours before boarding or crossing the Latvian border. If a traveller is unable to show a test result (printed or on an electronic device), he will not be allowed to board the plane, train, bus, ferry, or other means of transportation. The test result must be in English, French, Russian or in an official language of the country of departure.This requirement also applies to those arriving in Latvia in a personal vehicle.The negative COVID-19 test results must be indicated in the Covidpass. lv form, which will be checked by the State Border Guard and Police officers.After entering Latvia, an additional Covid-19 test must be taken at the nearest point of testing. Children and vaccinated persons are also subject to this obligation.Is a quarantine required?In the case of negative result to the COVID-19 test performed in Latvia, 10-day self-isolation at the traveller’s residence or tourism accommodation is mandatory.If the test result is positive, or if it is not performed at all, the person must notify it at Covidpass. lv and undergo 10-day isolation at a freely selected Latvian tourist accommodation that is suitable for the reception of Covid-19 patients, and in which all the necessary safety protocols are in place (list of allowed tourist accommodation).If the test result is positive, the tourism service provider must ensure the transport of the concerned traveller (s) to the tourist accommodation for isolation, and must inform the Police in case the traveller leaves the tourist accommodation during the isolation period.The isolation may be avoided or interrupted if a person can prove that he or she has been ill with Covid-19, has recovered and is not infectious.Mandatory Travel DocumentationAll travellers must fill in an electronic confirmation form on the Covidpass. lv website. Electronic confirmation must be completed no earlier than 48 hours before crossing the Latvian border.Documents proving the purpose of entry will have to be presented to the Border Guard or the Police.

You can read more about entering Latvia in official sources: https://reopen.europa.eu/en/map/LVA.

Restrictions on entry to Latvia

On Saturday, 5 June 2021, the borders of Latvia are fully open for citizens, for tourists and foreigners — the borders are partially opened. Moreover, in some cases, quarantine is required upon arrival.

Here’s what they write about quarantine in official sources:

Quarantine for 14 days required for some countries.

If, when crossing the border with Latvia, symptoms of coronavirus appear, namely: cough, shortness of breath, fever, fatigue, headache and muscle pain, you should immediately consult a doctor.

Conditions for entering Latvia

Special conditions of entry and various kinds of restrictions during a pandemic are applied in almost all countries. Latvia is no exception.

Do I need a test result when crossing the border with Latvia?

No tests required

In addition, when crossing the border, there should be no signs of SARS.

Entry rules to Latvia today: 5 June 2021

We have already figured out the need for a test. Just in case, we recall:

No tests required

Many are wondering whether it is necessary to go into quarantine when entering Latvia. We answer: today, when entering Latvia, quarantine is required, but not for everyone.

How are things with masks in Latvia?

Masks are not required

For which countries are the borders with Latvia open?

Borders with Latvia on 5 June 2021 are open to the following countries of the world:

According to our data, there are no countries with completely free visits. Look at the list of countries, entry to which is partially open.

For which countries are the borders with Latvia closed or partially closed?

Borders with Russia on June 5, 2021 are closed (or partially closed) for the following countries of the world:

Is a vaccination passport obligatory to enter Latvia?

Dozens of countries around the world have been thinking about the introduction of so-called «covid passports» for several months. We are talking about documentary evidence of vaccination against COVID-19. The goal is to simplify travel abroad, as well as to speed up the process of returning to normal life.
In order to travel to Latvia, today you do not need a vaccination passport. At the same time, the Latvia government supports the idea of a document that confirms vaccination.

Digital statistics: on entry into and exit from Latvia

Covid 19 sets new «records». Despite this, the borders of Latvia are open to a number of countries. Also, Latvia citizens can freely cross the borders of other states. Naturally, on condition they сomply with all quarantine measures.

From which countries you can come to Latvia:

Current data on COVID-19 in Latvia

As of 5 June 2021, there is a decrease in cases of coronavirus infection in Latvia. More detailed statistics in numbers:

  • Total cases: 134 677
  • Currently sick: 4308
  • Recovered: 127 962
  • Deaths: 2407
  • Vaccinated: 515 362

You can keep track of the most current information on the WHO website: https://covid19.who.int/.

View other countries from which we can come to Latvia

Countries available for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Latvia is allowed without restrictions. See how we collect data.

Available for entry, but with restrictions:

Countries unavailable for entry:

According to our information, at the moment there are no countries from which entry into Latvia is completely prohibited. See how we collect data.

Is it possible to enter and what are the rules, conditions for entering Latvia during coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in 2021?