The person who died of Covid-19 last day is Liene Liepa, the acting chairwoman of the Talsi County Orphan’s Court, moreover, she recently lost her father, who was also infected with Covid-19, according to the information at the disposal of LETA.
Liepa was initially admitted to the North Kurzeme Regional Hospital in Ventspils, but later transferred to a hospital in Riga, where she died last day.
Liepa was appointed the acting chairperson of the Talsi County Orphan’s Court after the resignation of the chairperson of the Orphan’s Court Jolanta Feldmane in the summer. Liepa was one of the three vice-presidents of the Orphan’s Court.
It has already been reported that on Thursday the largest new one so far was registered in Latvia Number of Covid-19 cases – 148 infected, and one Covid-19-infected person, aged between 30 and 35, died.
Yuri Perevoshchikov, director of the SPKC Department of Infectious Disease Risk Analysis and Prevention, told a news conference on Friday that epidemiologists did not have detailed medical records of the last deceased patient, but that the SPKC epidemiologist had spoken to the person twice and said no no human history of co-morbidities was identified.
Perevoshchikov also revealed that the first time he contacted the patient, he had a mild course of the disease, but then his health deteriorated rapidly and the second time it was difficult for the patient to communicate.
The expert emphasized that it is nothing new if healthy people get sick and seriously ill, although this is, of course, less common.