Latvia votes in a parliamentary election; Laimdota Straujuma's centre-right government keeps its majority.
Latvia enters a month-long lockdown until November 15 that closes non-essential shops, cinemas and hairdressers, as well as implements a curfew from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m., due to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases.
Latvia declares a four-week lockdown from November 9 to slow the spread of COVID-19. Under the new rules, social contact is discouraged and a maximum of ten people from no more than two households will be allowed to gather inside. Restaurants can serve only takeaway food and shops will limit the number of people inside.
Russian authorities refuse entry into Russia at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport to a Latvian lawmaker and vice-chair of the biggest bloc in the EU, Sandra Kalniete. Having received no reasonable explanation for the ban, she flies back to Brussels.