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Costa Rica enacting strict measures during Semana Santa; country adds 28 new coronavirus cases
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica enacting strict measures during Semana Santa; country adds 28 new coronavirus cases

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 1, 2020

Costa Rica is enacting a series of measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 during Semana Santa (Easter Holy Week). The measures, among the most significant taken…

News briefs: Health Ministry investigates after patient reports being denied COVID-19 testing
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Health Ministry investigates after patient reports being denied COVID-19 testing

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 1, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted daily life in Costa Rica, which has declared a State of Emergency and enacted sweeping measures to slow its spread. Here's what…

Startled researchers discover Costa Rica is, in fact, an island
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Costa Rica
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Startled researchers discover Costa Rica is, in fact, an island

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 1, 2020

A team of researchers from the University of Costa Rica (UCR) has made a stunning discovery: Costa Rica is, in fact, an island. A previously uncharted network…

Costa Rica inaugurates coronavirus-specific hospital; total cases reach 347
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica inaugurates coronavirus-specific hospital; total cases reach 347

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 31, 2020

Costa Rica on Tuesday inaugurated a medical center that will exclusively treat patients with COVID-19. The facilities were created in less than two weeks by remodeling the…

News briefs (or no briefs): The latest news from Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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News briefs (or no briefs): The latest news from Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 31, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted daily life in Costa Rica, which has declared a State of Emergency and enacted sweeping measures to slow its spread. Here's what…

Costa Rica up to 330 coronavirus cases, fourth person recovered
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica up to 330 coronavirus cases, fourth person recovered

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 30, 2020

Costa Rica has confirmed 330 cases of the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Monday afternoon. The figure marks a 16-person increase over the same time Sunday.…

More than 100,000 layoffs as 40% of Costa Rica’s restaurants close
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More than 100,000 layoffs as 40% of Costa Rica’s restaurants close

AFP and The Tico Times - March 30, 2020

Some 100,000 restaurant workers in Costa Rica have lost their jobs after the closure of more than 40% of the establishments in the sector, a result of…

News briefs: Start your week with positive stories from Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: Start your week with positive stories from Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 30, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted daily life in Costa Rica, which has declared a State of Emergency and enacted sweeping measures to slow its spread. Not all…

Costa Rica surpasses 300 known cases of coronavirus
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Costa Rica surpasses 300 known cases of coronavirus

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 29, 2020

Costa Rica has confirmed 314 cases of the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Sunday afternoon. The figure marks a 19-person increase over the same time Saturday.…

Costa Rica announces new health measures as coronavirus tally reaches 295
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica announces new health measures as coronavirus tally reaches 295

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 28, 2020

Costa Rica has confirmed 295 cases of the novel coronavirus, the Health Ministry announced Saturday afternoon. The figure marks a 32-person increase over the same time Friday.…

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