Friday 3 February 2023

Health reports a decrease in cases, hospitalizations and deaths from Covid-19 in the last week

Paying the bills


Tycoon who wants to build a dry canal in Costa Rica in trouble for alleged fraud

QCOSTARICA - India's billionaire and industrialist, Gautam Adani, who...

Dollar increased ¢14 in four days

QCOSTARICA - And we're back to the rollest coaster...

500,000 people in Costa Rica could improve their credit situation. How?

QCOSTARICA - If in Costa Rica the compliance and...

Joselyn Chacón admits having paid to “put the hurt on” the media

QCOSTARICA ( The Minister of Health, Joselyn Chacón, affirmed...

Uncovering the Red Tape of Clean Water in Costa Rica

(OP-ED) Imagine having to haul water to your home,...

Do CBD Products Actually Work?

Rumors about the beneficial effects of CBD products have...

Costa Rica’s Minister of Sport assures that it is urgent to legalize recreational marijuana

QCOSTARICA - The Minister of Sport, Mary Munive, asked...

Dollar Exchange

¢564.58 Buy

¢570.60 Sell

3 February 2023 - At The Banks - BCCR

Paying the bills


RICO’s COVID DIGEST – The Ministry of Health reported a decrease in the indicators that measure the Covid-19 pandemic.

According to epidemiological data, last week there were 11,318 new cases were, which represents a reduction of 37.6% in relation to the prior week. Deaths related to covid saw a reduction of 21%.

- Advertisement -

For Tuesday, March 9, Health reported  1,458 new cases, 15 deaths, and 815 people hospitalized, of which 104 are in intensive care.

According to data from the Ministry of Health, 63.1% of deaths in epidemiological week 9 were recorded in the age group 65 years and over, 27.4% in the group 50 to 64 years, and 9.5% in the age group 18 to 49 years. There were no deaths of minors. As of March 8, there are 8,136 accumulated deaths related to COVID-19.

For its part, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) reported the application of 9.5 million vaccines against the coronavirus. Diana Paniagua, an epidemiologist at the institution, explained that three out of ten people of vaccination age have already received the booster dose.

Also on vaccination issues, Costa Rica received a batch with more than 450,000 doses (Pfizer) from the COVAX multilateral mechanism. Alexander Solís, president of the National Emergency Commission (CNE), stressed that these vaccines are key to increasing coverage of third doses against this virus.



- Advertisement -
Paying the bills
Avatar photo
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

New cases of Covid-19 in Costa Rica on the decrease

QCOSTARICA - The Ministry of Health reported a decrease in Covid-19...

First cases of the Kraken Covid variant in Costa Rica confirmed

QCOSTARICA - The Instituto Costarricense de Investigación y Enseñanza en Nutrición...

Subscribe to our stories

To be updated with all the latest news, offers and special announcements.