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Hotel reservation won’t work as exception to driving restrictions this week [Updated]
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Hotel reservation won’t work as exception to driving restrictions this week [Updated]

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 11, 2020

Update: After the Saturday afternoon press conference, the Costa Rican government has apparently changed its mind on this subject. According to the Costa Rican Tourism Board, anyone currently…

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 11, 2020
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Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 11, 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 11, 2020

Costa Rica confirmed 386 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 7,231 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Saturday afternoon. One-hundred and thirty-two…

News briefs: Health Ministry says everyone, even the uninsured, can receive COVID care
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News briefs: Health Ministry says everyone, even the uninsured, can receive COVID care

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 11, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here's what you should know as…

Costa Rica announces new restrictions to limit mobility in Greater Metropolitan Area
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Costa Rica announces new restrictions to limit mobility in Greater Metropolitan Area

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 10, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Friday announced a series of health measures to limit mobility in the Greater Metropolitan Area, which includes the capital of San José and…

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 10, 2020
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 10, 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 10, 2020

Costa Rica confirmed 360 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 6,845 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Friday afternoon. One-hundred and twenty-eight…

News briefs: WHO says Costa Rica facing community transmission of coronavirus
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Costa Rica
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News briefs: WHO says Costa Rica facing community transmission of coronavirus

The Tico Times - July 10, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here's what you should know as…

Costa Rica expects fiscal deficit to increase to 9.7% of GDP due to pandemic
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Costa Rica expects fiscal deficit to increase to 9.7% of GDP due to pandemic

The Tico Times - July 10, 2020

The Costa Rican government predicts a fiscal deficit of up to 9.7% of GDP as a result of falling revenues and expenses related to the COVID-19 pandemic,…

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 9, 2020
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 9, 2020

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

Costa Rica confirmed 649 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 6,485 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Thursday afternoon. The 649 new…

Costa Rica previews new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital
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Costa Rica
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Costa Rica previews new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

Costa Rican authorities on Thursday previewed a new tower at Calderón Guardia Hospital in San José, which could be used by coronavirus patients in coming weeks if…

News briefs: Costa Rica will handle land borders differently than airports
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News briefs: Costa Rica will handle land borders differently than airports

Alejandro Zúñiga - July 9, 2020

The coronavirus crisis has transformed life in Costa Rica, which has enacted measures to protect the capacity of its health system. Here's what you should know as…