How a Small Latvian City Won Against the COVID-19 Pandemic

Daugavpils is the city with the least confirmed coronavirus cases (per 100,000 people) in Latvia, despite being the second most-populated. What may be the reason for the city’s successful fight against the virus? Did its citizens do something special that we can all learn from? First, a bit of statistics.

Daugavpils is an 82,000-people city on the south-east of Latvia. Just like the rest of the world, its life was disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. Albeit in comparison with the rest of the world, things could have been way…