In view of the global situation caused by Covid-19 and the potential risks in Latvia, an emergency situation is announced in the country from 12 March to 14 April.
In order to limit the spread of the virus, a number of precautions will be taken during this period, incl. distance learning in all schools will be introduced from 13 March.
In addition, trainings, competitions and rehearsals held within the framework of cultural, sports and interest- related education programmes have to be discontinued during the period of emergency situation.
In order to attend pre-school educational institutions, parents have to submit a written statement to the institution on 13 March that the child and family have not visited the countries affected by Covid-19 and have not been in contact with Covid-19 affected persons. This statement should also include information that parents do not have any other possibility of providing childcare.