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Covid saturation in Costa Rica forcing patients to wait for hospital beds
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Covid saturation in Costa Rica forcing patients to wait for hospital beds

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 28, 2021

Costa Rica on Tuesday reached 789 people hospitalized with Covid-19, an amount that has forced some patients to wait for available beds. Miguel Ángel Villalobos, head of…

Covid surge has pushed Costa Rica hospitals ‘to the limit’
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Covid surge has pushed Costa Rica hospitals ‘to the limit’

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 26, 2021

The Costa Rican Social Security System (Caja) says its capacity has been stretched “to the limit” by Covid-19 hospitalizations. In a press release from the Caja, which…

Costa Rica seeks to accelerate vaccination rate with AstraZeneca
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Costa Rica seeks to accelerate vaccination rate with AstraZeneca

AFP - April 20, 2021

Costa Rica on Monday began to apply the AstraZeneca vaccine by first inoculating its Minister of Health, at a time when the Anglo-Swedish firm is under observation…

How to track vaccine updates in Costa Rica
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How to track vaccine updates in Costa Rica

The Tico Times - April 15, 2021

Here at The Tico Times, we provide the latest updates on everything related to the coronavirus pandemic in Costa Rica. But if you already live here and…

Costa Rica has received more than 1 million vaccine doses
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Costa Rica has received more than 1 million vaccine doses

The Tico Times - April 14, 2021

Costa Rica received 113,490 more coronavirus vaccine doses on Tuesday night for a total of 1,022,685 doses, the Presidency reported. The vast majority of Costa Rica's doses are…

Costa Rica coronavirus data for Tuesday, April 13
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Costa Rica coronavirus data for Tuesday, April 13

The Tico Times - April 13, 2021

Costa Rica registered 891 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, April 10; 482 on Sunday, April 11; 469 on Monday, April 12; and 957 cases on Tuesday,…

Costa Rica stresses protocols as cases, hospitalizations increase
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Costa Rica stresses protocols as cases, hospitalizations increase

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 13, 2021

Health Minister Daniel Salas on Monday warned of rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations in Costa Rica, and he reminded Ticos to heed protocols to help slow the…

Costa Rica approves AstraZeneca vaccine for most adults
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Costa Rica approves AstraZeneca vaccine for most adults

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 9, 2021

Costa Rica's National Commission for Vaccination and Epidemiology (CNVE) has approved the use of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine for nearly all adults, the government announced Thursday. AstraZeneca doses "will…

Costa Rica will receive first AstraZeneca vaccine shipment this week
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Costa Rica will receive first AstraZeneca vaccine shipment this week

Alejandro Zúñiga - April 6, 2021

On Wednesday, Costa Rica will receive its first shipment of AstraZeneca vaccines through the COVAX mechanism, the government reported. “The World Health Organization (WHO) informed Costa Rica…

US, 13 allies voice concern on WHO-backed Covid report
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US, 13 allies voice concern on WHO-backed Covid report

AFP - March 31, 2021

The United States and 13 allies on Tuesday jointly voiced concern over a World Health Organization-backed report on the origins of Covid-19 and urged China to provide…