Monday, 13 July 2020

Where is the COVID-19 headed? Risk points to nursing homes, prisons, and coffee pickers

(QCOSTARICA) "May God protect us if we get a positive case of COVID-19! It...

“Hammer” time, Costa Rica’s GAM under ‘orange’ alert

(QCOSTARICA) The number of COVD-19 infections in the last few days has been staggering,...

Time to change the message!

(QCOSTARICA) "The pandemic is not killing us but the quality of information they give...

Rodrigo Marin: “O paramos la fiesta o nos lleva p…”

(QCOSTARICA) The director of Health Surveillance, Rodrigo Marín, wrote a forceful phrase on his...

Coronavirus in Costa Rica: 649 new cases in 24 hrs, the largest increase

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Health reported this Thursday the greatest increase in confirmed cases...

Suspending freedom of transit and assembly at sites with high COVID-19 cases would flatten the curve

(QCOSTARICA) Temporarily suspending freedom of transit and assembly to contain the expansion of the...

Tourists may legally remain in Costa Rica until November 18, 2020

(QCOSTARICA) The Costa Rica immigration service - Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME)...

6 airlines to resume flights to Costa Rica between August and October

(QCOSTARICA) Air France and British Airways confirmed that they will reactivate their regular flights...

Reviving U.S. tourism in Costa Rica, a 4-point solution

RICO'S DIGEST - Costa Rica's main source of tourists is being left high and...

Will the reopening of Costa Rica borders occur on August 1? This says the government

(QCOSTARICA) Will the spike in new cases, increased hospitalizations and deaths of the past...

Costa Rica COVID-19 contagion rate among the highest in Latin America

(QCOSTARICA) In the last two weeks, in Costa Rica, we have seen daily reports...

Is entry into the European Union based on physical location or nationality?

(QCOSTARICA) On July 1 the European Union (EU) Member States approved a list of...

Cuarterías for ¢1,000 a night: a “time bomb” that strips COVID-19

(QCOSTARICA) About 60 old, unsanitary foams are piled up in a dilapidated building in...

Neither more deaths nor growth of COVID-19 infections slow down the “fiestas”

(QCOSTARICA) In just six days in July, seven deaths were reported in Costa Rica,...

In chase of asymptomatics, Alajuelita targeted first

(QCOSTARICA) A total of 1,850 people are the target of the massive random testing...

Expert: “there is no going back with community transmission”

(QCOSTARICA) Epidemiologist Guiselle Guzmán warned that it is necessary to pass all four phases...

Number of COVID-19 patients doubled in two weeks of disobedience

(QCOSTARICA) on Father's Day, Sunday, June 21, and with 15 weeks into the pandemic,...

Alajuelita: Life on “Orange Alert”

(QCOSTARICA) That a town is on orange alert means that the area has a...

COVID-19 Costa Rica: 310 new cases Saturday, country reaches 4,621 infections

(QCOSTARICA) The Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, reported Saturday, July 4, 310 new cases...

Central Bank defines maximum interest rate for credit cards

(QCOSTARICA) The Banco Central de Costa Rica (Central Bank) published early Friday morning the...

24 patients with COVID-19 who have received convalescent plasma

(QCOSTARICA) Amid the bad news of the sharp increase in cases and hospitalizations this...

Health admits community transmission in the Greater Metropolitan Area

(QCOSTARICA) The explosion of COVID-19 infections forced in the last couple of weeks, in...

Costa Rica “Hammers” Down For 10 Days

(QCOSTARICA) Apply the term used by Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado "hammer and dance"...

Ten cantons at “unprecedented risk” from COVID-19 and winter

(QCOSTARICA) This year, a group of cantons in the country will have to take...

Daniel Salas affirms that the country can still flatten the curve

(QCOSTARICA) Although the 294 new cases of COVID-19 reported Wednesday will force the country...

Costa Rica is fertile land for “revenge tourism” by Americans

(QCOSTARICA) Betting on the sense of "revenge" that Americans have for having to postpone...

Costa Rica got more expensive this morning, July 1

(QCOSTARICA) Starting from today, July 1, 2020, articles of the basic basket and agricultural...

With lower cost for business, Costa Rica will enjoy 16 long weekends

(QCOSTARICA) The bill that transfers the holidays for the following or previous Monday, with...

Increase in COVID-19 cases migrated from the Northern Zone to the GAM

(QCOSTARICA) The trend of increasing cases due to COVID-19 stopped concentrating in the Northern...

Government does not provide open data on COVID-19 vital for making decisions

(QCOSTARICA) Why are the mathematical models and statistical data used by the Ministry of...

EU “Safe Countries” From List Excludes Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) On Monday, the European Union (EU) excluded Costa Rica from the list of...

Two more weeks with so many new cases of COVID-19 could collapse Health

(QCOSTARICA) From Sunday 21 to Sunday 28 June,  a total of 1,003 new positive...

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