Local COVID information for “Riga”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Latvia. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated October 2021.)
Last updated: October 23, 2021, 12:00 am

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Latvia you will be required to follow the guidelines introduced by the local government. These regulations are based on risk levels and aimed at improving your safety.

National Restrictions

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in public spaces, enclosed environments, and on public transportation.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating at reduced capacity to allow for social distancing. Private vehicles can only carry members of the same household or 2 people from different households.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants may open for takeaway or delivery services only. On-site dining is not permitted.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars may open for takeaway or delivery services only. On-site dining is not permitted.

Nightclubs

Closed
Nightclubs remain closed to limit the rate of transmission.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open until 7 pm with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Riga?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Latvia. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated October 2021.. The current R number is 1.20648817797959

Do I have to quarantine when I arrive?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

Do I have to wear a mask in Riga?

Face masks are required.

Do I have to quarantine when I return to my country?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

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