Wednesday 1 April 2020

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Legislators Approve Stiff Fines For Violating Health Order And Vehicular Restrictions

As expected, Legislators on Wednesday approved the two bills presented by the Executive Branch...

Covid-19 In Costa Rica: Government tightens measures against contagion for Semana Santa; Confirmed now 375

In the Wednesday afternoon covid-19 briefing, President Carlos Alvarado, before passing over to the...

Eight private labs authorized to carry out COVID-19 tests in Costa Rica

The Minister of Health, Daniel Salas announced Tuesday that three new private laboratories have...

Cenare ready with first 44 beds to start receiving covid-19 patients; confirmed cases now 347

The Centro Nacional de Rehabilitación (Cenare), located in La Uruca, refitted to become a...

Fines for disregarding Health order to coronaviruses from ¢450,000 to ¢2.3 million

On Monday, the Ministry of Health sent to the Legislative Assembly an initiative to...

Doctors Union threatens to denounce Ministry of Health for asking doctors to work extra

The Unión Médica Nacional (National Medical Union) threatens to legally denounce the Ministry of...

Coronavirus in Costa Rica: 330 sick and four recovered

In the daily briefing this Monday afternoon, the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, provided...

Confirmed covid-19 cases now 314

In the latest briefing on the coronavirus covid-19 in Costa Rica, Health authorities reported...

295 Confirmed Cases; Health Orders 8 pm Closing; Higher fines on the way

The Ministry of Health announced that starting Saturday, March 28, all establishments with sanitary...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: Coronavirus, why are the death rates different?

Many of us are tracking the daily coronavirus infection and death rates. You may...

Government announces subsidies of ¢200,000 monthly to families affected by the coronavirus crisis

President Carlos Alvarado announced on Friday a plan to give a ¢200,000 per month...

Coronavirus March 27: Confirmed Cases Increase to 263; Restrictions To Start At 8PM

In the mid-day briefing, Health Minister, Dr. Daniel Salas said the number of confirmed...

Bomberos Stage Evacuation Drill At Opening of CENARE

The Cuerpo de Bomberos (Fire Department) staged an early morning "simulacro" evacuation drill ahead...

Caja say it has the drug with “potential” to combat COVID-19

The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) or Caja says it has the drug...

Coronavirus in Costa Rica: 231 Confirmed Cases Now In More Than Half Of Cantons

On day 21 of the first detection of the coronavirus covid-19 in Costa Rica,...

The Idea of Suspending Rent Payments Worries Owners

The Cámara de Propietarios de Bienes Inmuebles (Caprobi) - Chamber of Real Estate Owners...

Day 20 Of Coronavirus Emergency in Costa Rica: 201 confirmed cases

The Health Minister, Dr. Daniel Salas, confirmed in the mid-day virtual briefing from Casa...

Seriously Ill Patients in Costa Rica Due To COVID-19 Are Between 36 and 54 Years Old

The four people hospitalized in different Intensive Care Units (ICU) of Costa Rica, due...

From respirators to body bags: CCSS invests US$15 million against coronavirus

Almost 300 respirators are on their way to the Caja's hospitals, increasing the capacity...

Costa Rica Has More than 6,000 Tests To Detect COVID-19

The Instituto Costarricense de Investigación y Enseñanza en Nutrición y Salud (Inciensa) - Costa...

Starting Tonight, Driving Is Restricted Countrywide. Learn the Rules.

Starting this evening at 10 pm and continuing to 5 am and every day...

Covid-19: American Airlines suspends flights in Costa Rica

American Airlines announced Tuesday it will suspend all flights to and from Costa Rica...

No more than 6 of each: Ministry of Health asks supermarkets to restrict the sale products

The Ministry of Health launched a request to supermarkets and suppliers to restrict the...

China donates covid-19 tests to detect cases in Costa Rica

The People's Republic of China donated a significant amount of test kits to detect...

Aliss temporarily closes all its stores

Aliss announced it will temporary closed all its 11 stores in Costa Rica and...

“Zero Season”: Costa Rica Runs Out of Tourists

Costa Rica has new season, "Zero Season", for the state of the tourism sector,...

OIJ detains man for death threats to patients with COVID-19

The OIJ - judicial police- arrested on Monday afternoon a man for making death...

Covid-19 in Costa Rica: Confirmed cases increase to 158

The government of Carlos Alvarado dictates four new measures against the increase in the...

Covid-19 in Costa Rica: 134 Confirmed Cases; Health calls for rational use of water

The number of confirmed infections of coronavirus covid-19 in Costa Rica amounted to 134,...

Who Is Daniel Salas, The Man Who Tells Us To Stay Home and Wash Our Hands?

"Frequent hand washing, sneezing or coughing into your forearm or using a tissue as...

Costa Rican Man Suspect of COVID-19 Arrested Trying To Take A flight out

A Costa Rican man, who is suspected of COVID-19, and in breach of his...

Persons Under Covid-19 Health Order Can Only Go Out For Medical Attention

The Ministry of Health updated this Friday the "General guidelines for home isolation for...

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