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COVID-19 Costa Rica: 1,372 new cases for Oct 15; first two deaths of minors recorded

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QCOSTARICA – The Ministry of Health reported 1,372 new cases of COVID-19 for Thursday, October 15, bringing the total confirmed cases to 93,152, with an age range of 0 to 100. These are 44,811 are women and 48,341 men, of whom 77,598 are Costa Rican and 15,554 foreigners.

On Thursday we also saw the single largest number of people recovered – 3,576 –  for a total of 57,731 recovered persons or 63% of the infected, of which 27,654 are women and 30,077 are men.

536 people are hospitalized, 206 of them in intensive care with an age range of one to 88 years.

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For Thursday, there were 25 deaths reported: 11 men and 14 women, with an age range of nine to 96.

Among the deaths reported Thursday are two of the youngest, a nine-year old and twelve-year-old, both with multiple ailments that compromised their immune system.

The first, the nine-year-old, from San Jose, had been admitted to the Children’s Hospital; the second case, the 12-year-old, from Alajuela who died in his home, was post-mortem.

The cases of both minors, as well as all deaths, will be analyzed by the mortality commission, however, both cases are preliminarily classified as deaths with COVID-19 and associated with COVID-19.

In total there are 1,159 deaths related to COVID-19: 437 women and 722 men, with an age range of nine to 100 years.

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