State of emergency comes into force from today
13 March 2020
In an effort to prevent Covid-19 from spreading further in Latvia, a state of emergency comes into force from today, setting a number of tough restrictions. The state of emergency is in force from today till April 14 with the aim to contain the spread of Covid-19. The Health Ministry has been put in charge of coordinating other institutions' efforts during the emergency. During the state of emergency, government and municipal institutions have been instructed to consider providing their services remotely. All educational institutions are being closed, and starting March 13, teaching will be organized remotely, except for centralized state exams....