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

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

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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 surrounding cities. The following measures take effect beginning Saturday, July 11. They will last through Sunday July 19. The entire GAM (and elsewhere) elevated to an Orange Alert…
The Tico Times, 18 hours ago

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The Tico Times on Instagram: “The cloud forests of Costa Rica are hummingbird heaven.”

The Tico Times on Instagram: “The cloud forests of Costa Rica are hummingbird heaven.”

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359 Likes, 24 Comments - The Tico Times (@theticotimes) on Instagram: “The cloud forests of Costa Rica are hummingbird heaven.”
The Tico Times, 2 days ago

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Costa Rica extends tourist visas until November 18

Costa Rica extends tourist visas until November 18

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Costa Rica's Immigration Administration is offering foreigners extra flexibility as countries continue to restrict travel due to the coronavirus pandemic. Foreigners who entered Costa Rica on a tourist visa after December 17, 2019, can legally remain in Costa Rica until November 18, 2020, according to the agency. The extension is applied automatically; tourists do not…
The Tico Times, 3 days ago

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Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 7, 2020

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 7, 2020

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Costa Rica confirmed 245 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 5,486 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday afternoon. One-hundred and seven people are hospitalized with COVID-19, a new high. Forty-four more people have been classified as recovered under Costa Rica's definitions that qualify certain patients based on time rather…
The Tico Times, 4 days ago

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Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 5, 2020

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 5, 2020

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Costa Rica confirmed 375 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 4,996 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Sunday afternoon. The 375 new cases are the largest day-over-day increase announced by Costa Rica during the pandemic, topping Saturday's 310. Seventy-seven people are hospitalized with COVID-19, also a new high. Twenty-four more…
The Tico Times, 6 days ago

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Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 3, 2020

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 3, 2020

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Costa Rica confirmed 288 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 4,311 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Friday afternoon. The 288 new cases are the second-largest day-over-day increase announced by Costa Rica during the pandemic, trailing only Wednesday's 294. Seventy-three people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, a new high. Sixty-eight…
The Tico Times, 8 days ago

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Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 2, 2020

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 2, 2020

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Costa Rica confirmed 270 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 4,023 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Thursday afternoon. The 270 new cases are the second-largest day-over-day increase announced by Costa Rica during the pandemic, trailing only Wednesday's 294. Sixty people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, a new high. Seventy-three…
The Tico Times, 9 days ago

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Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 1, 2020

Costa Rica coronavirus data for July 1, 2020

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Costa Rica confirmed 294 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 3,753 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Wednesday afternoon. The 294 new cases are by far the largest day-over-day increase announced by Costa Rica during the pandemic. Fifty-six people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, also a new high. Eighty more…
The Tico Times, 10 days ago

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Costa Rica coronavirus data for June 30, 2020

Costa Rica coronavirus data for June 30, 2020

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Costa Rica confirmed 190 new cases of the coronavirus over the past day, totaling 3,459 cumulative known cases, the Health Ministry announced Tuesday afternoon. The 190 new cases are the largest day-over-day increase announced by Costa Rica during the pandemic. Forty-four people are currently hospitalized with COVID-19, also a new high. Forty-two more people have…
The Tico Times, 11 days ago

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Costa Rican health authorities issue warnings about hospital capacity

Costa Rican health authorities issue warnings about hospital capacity

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Mario Ruiz, the medical manager of the Costa Rican Social Security System (CCSS), on Sunday detailed the country's limited hospital capacity in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Here are highlights from his presentation: 'Imminent risk' of hospital ICU saturation Projections developed by the CCSS show an "imminent risk" of intensive-care saturation if the number…
The Tico Times, 12 days ago

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