Wednesday 16 June 2021

Covid-19 Costa Rica

Sneezing protocol and proper hand washing are crucial to prevent contagion. Remember that prevention is key.

Should the vaccination against covid-19 be opened?

QCOSTARICA - Six months after the start of vaccination against covid-19, will it be time to open the campaign to those who want to...

Your cell phone can now notify you if you had contact with a positive case of covid-19

QCOSTARICA - Fifteen months after the national emergency against covid-19 was declared, Costa Ricans will have a digital platform where you can be notified...

Today’s Covid News: Restrictions allowed a decrease in Covid-19 and prevented hospital collapse

QCOSTARICA - A moderate decline in new cases for the third consecutive week allowed the hospital system to avoid the dreaded collapse and rapid...

Simple to request certification of vaccines against covid-19 applied in Costa Rica and abroad

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Health issued a new guideline on Thursday that establishes the requirements to request the vaccination certificate against covid-19 in...

Today’s Covid News: Contagion rate in Costa Rica remains unchanged in the last week

QCOSTARICA - The contagion rate of covid-19 in Costa Rica in the last week did not change, a fact that is seen for the...

Today’s Covid News: A slight drop in new cases and deaths is seen

QCOSTARICA - Faced with wasting a vaccine dose when people in the priority groups scheduled do not show up, and a substitute cannot be...

Seven out of ten over 58 years have been fully vaccinated against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) reports that 70.3% of people over 58 years of age, the so-called Group 2 of...

Costa Rica cannot feel safe from covid-19 before having about 80% of population vaccinated

QCOSTARICA - No doubt, vaccines are one of the most powerful tools to maintain control of Covid-19, but when it comes to entire populations,...

Bukele advisers tried to leave Costa Rica with false covid-19 tests

QCOSTARICA - Two Costa Ricans who advise the government of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele were arrested this Tuesday at the Juan Santamaría (San Jose)...

Planning to travel? You will only be certified as vaccinated if you received doses in Costa Rica

QCOSTARICA - Do you need a certificate of the COVID-19 vaccines applied in Costa Rica?  People who require a certificate that certifies the receipt...

Bus stops could be a covid-19 contagion bomb

QCOSTARICA - It's five in the afternoon on any given Wednesday in San José. Hundreds of people returning to their homes begin to crowd...

Costa Rica receives 204,000 doses of covid-19 vaccines from AstraZeneca

QCOSTARICA - Costa Rica received this Sunday morning, June 6, the second direct shipment from AstraZeneca of vaccines against covid-19. The flight landed at 11:05...

Puntarenas is the only province with a covid-19 infection rate greater than 1

QCOSTARICA - Puntarenas is the only province in the country that has a contagion rate or "r" rate greater than 1. This is detailed in...

Parking lots, a bull ring and shopping centers among the vaccination centers on Saturday

QCOSTARICA - Vaccination centers against covid-19 were transformed this Saturday to be able to vaccinate more people. Universities, civic centers, parking lots and even...

Government promises to speed up vaccination against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - A total of 700,000 doses against covid-19 were applied across the country in May. A month earlier, health centers had applied 565,000...

Costa Rica exceeds goal of arrival of vaccines for June

QCOSTARICA - The projections of having more than 2.2 million doses by the end of June were Thursday tonight with the arrival of 79,560...

12 to 16 year olds, with and without risk factors, can be vaccinated against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - Health authorities announced Tuesday approved the use of the Pfizer vaccine for people between 12 and 16 years old, who from now...

“Respect that I am talking. Respect me!” Salas gets into shouting with legislator

QCOSTARICA - “Respect, that am I talking. Respect me!,” demanded the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, from the legislator of the National Integration Party...

Could a simple pill beat COVID-19? Pfizer is giving it a go

While the focus has been largely on vaccines, you might have also heard Pfizer is trialling a pill to treat COVID-19. It almost sounds too...

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