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Mar 30
- The Government of Latvia has declared the state of emergency to fight the spread of COVID-19 until April 14
- Latvia has closed its borders as of March 17, 2020 to all but Latvian citizens and residents. There are no restrictions for foreigners to depart Latvia. 
- There are 376 confirmed coronavirus cases in Latvia (March 30, 2020)
- The COVID-19 information leaflet www.covid19.gov.lv (currently under development) 

Several of our members have prepared useful information on the impact of Covid-19 on businesses:

More information and recommendations on COVID-19:

The Cabinet of Ministers: https://www.mk.gov.lv/en/content/covid-19
The Ministry of Health of Latvia: www.vm.gov.lv
The Disease Prevention and Control Center of Latvia: https://spkc.gov.lv
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/
World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
The U.S. Chamber Coronavirus resource page: www.uschamber.com/coronavirus
US Embassy in Latvia information for the U.S. Citizens in Latvia: https://lv.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information/

You are welcome to share best practices and practical advice for dealing with the impact of COVID-19 with other members. Please send updates to amcham@amcham.lv

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