Monday, 26 October 2020

54-year-old Costa Rican dies of Covid019 in New Jersey

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs confirmed this Friday, the third death of a Costa Rican in the United States by covid-19.

A 54-year-old Costa Rican died of Covid-19 in New Jersey. The death occurred on April 6 at the Hoboken Medical Center hospital. Photo: from The Jersey Journal

In a very brief statement, the Foreign Ministry reported that the death occurred on Monday, April 6, in a hospital in New Jersey. The Costa Rican consulate in New York reported that it is a 54-year-old Costa Rican who died at Hoboken Medical Center, being treated in the ICU.

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More information regarding this death could not be provided for the protection of the privacy of individuals.

On March 31, the family of a 24-year-old woman, whose last name was Meléndez, a native of Alajuela and a resident of Salt Lake City, Utah, confirmed the death. The young woman had risk factors, such as diabetes and a heart operation two years earlier. The entire family nucleus of that young woman also contracted the coronavirus.

The second death of a Costa Rican in United States was that of a 68-year-old woman with the last name Estrada, who died in New York on the morning of April 1, as confirmed by a brother of the woman. In her case, the risk factors were diabetes and hypertension.

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