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Costa Rica confirms 21 new coronavirus cases

April 2, 2020

Costa Rica has confirmed 396 cases of the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Thursday afternoon.

The figure marks a 21-person increase over the same time Wednesday.

Seventeen people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19 — 11 of them in intensive care. The age range of those in intensive care is from 36 to 69 years old, according to the Health Ministry.

Costa Rica coronavirus cases
A graph showing coronavirus cases in Costa Rica through April 2, 2020. Tico Times graph.

Two elderly adults have died after contracting COVID-19, and six people have recovered — two more than Thursday — meaning Costa Rica has 388 active cases.

The 396 total cases are located in 53 cantons across all seven of Costa Rica’s provinces.

Below is a map of cantons with confirmed COVID-19 cases. Click on a blue marker for more information:

If you believe you may have contracted COVID-19 or have questions regarding the coronavirus, contact Costa Rican health authorities by dialing 1322.

Official COVID-19 (coronavirus) data for Costa Rica.
Official COVID-19 (coronavirus) data for Costa Rica. Via the Health Ministry.

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