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Covid-19 Costa Rica

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COVID-19 in Costa Rica: 788 new cases Sunday; 26-year-old dies and a 14-year-old in ICU

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Health reported this Sunday, August 2, 788 new cases of the coronavirus in Costa Rica, bringing the total to 18,975. A...

COVID-19 in Costa Rica: 367 new cases on August 1; ICU cases almost 100

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Health reported 367 new cases for Saturday, August 1, with a cumulative total of 18.187. The number recovered increased to 4,531. The...

COVID-19 in Costa Rica: Total infections more than 17,000; CNE to warms communities approaching orange alert

(QCOSTARICA) With 490 new cases of COVID-19 this Thursday, the cumulative total reached 17,290 cases, the Ministry of Health reported. The figure comes two days...

COVID-19 in Costa Rica: 456 new cases and sharp increase in ICU patients for July 29

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Health reported for July 29, 456 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 16,800 confirmed cases, with an age...

5,000 daily cases of Covid-19 in Costa Rica in August?

(QCOSTARICA) The failure by the population to comply with sanitary measures prompted the increase in Covid-19 infections in Costa Rica during July, and if...

COVID-19 Costa Rica: 503 new cases and 10 more deaths this July 28

(QCOSTARICA) With 503 new cases confirmed this Tuesday, July 28, the cumulative total is now 16,344, exceeding the number forecast for September, if the...

Costa Rican scientists developed drug that stops the coronavirus

(QCOSTARICA) Carlos Araya, the rector of the University of Costa Rica (UCR), reported that scientists at the Clodomiro Picado Institute managed to produce a...

COVID-19 Costa Rica: 612 new cases and deaths in 11 on July 27

(QCOSTARICA) This Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, reported Monday the country registered 612 new cases of the new coronavirus, for a total of 15,841...

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Why do so many in Costa Rica resist stopping the party?

(QCOSTARICA) Those who have chosen to minimize social contact roll their eyes when they hear or read someone who says "what pandemic?". Those who...

COVID-19 Costa rica: country exceeds 15,000 infections and totals 104 deaths

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica exceeded 15,000 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus this Sunday, with the addition of 629 new cases that shoot up the...

Costa Rica preparing for worst yet to come: more ICU beds and corpse containers

(QCOSTARICA) The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) is preparing for the worst of the pandemic that could hit Costa Rica very shortly. The president...

COVID-19 Costa Rica: 931 new cases and 11 new deaths for July 25

(QCOSTARICA) The Ministry of Health confirmed this Saturday, July 25, 931 new cases of COVID-19 in the country, bringing the total number of cases...

COVID-19 in Costa Rica: 540 new cases Friday; modified diagnostic guidelines announced

(QCOSTARICA) Following a record number of 768 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with nine deaths in 24 hours and 290 hospitalized patients, on...

Two weeks into the “hammer”, why aren’t COVID-19 case numbers going down?

(QCOSTARICA) Thirteen days after the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) and several other parts of the country was put into an orange alert or under...

COVID-10 Costa Rica: 768 new cases, 10 deaths in 24 hours

Updated: The initial report by the Ministry of Health was of 10 deaths between Wednesday and Friday. Subsequently, the report was updated to 9,...

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Vehicle restriction and sanitary measures starting this Monday, June 22

(QCOSTARICA) The increase in new cases of coronavirus forced the Ministery of Health to suspend phase three of the scheduled reopening of malls, retail...

New coronavirus in Costa Rica: There are 626 infected; 350 are part of 16 clusters

The Ministry of Health confirmed this Wednesday, April 15, eight new cases of covid-19 in the country, bringing the number of people infected from...

Blue Valley College and Lincoln School Suspend Classes; Four Public Schools Closed

The Ministry of Health issued a closing health order to the Blue Valley private school in Escazu, after confirming that a parent tested positive...

Rico’s Covid-19 Digest: The pandemic by the numbers, where’d you rather be?

By the numbers in the Americas, perhaps, the best place to be during the covid-19 pandemic is in Latin America. Using the numbers from the...

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 called hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine, which is being used in other...