“To the young people who think that this is not the issue with me, know that it can also affect you. Yesterday we spoke that we have people in intensive care between the ages of 35 and 50. Almost 15% of the population over 20 years of age is diabetic and more than 30% is hypertensive, factors that can complicate the disease. The reaction that I have asked of you these days includes all of us, ”emphasized the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas.
As of March 25, 201 positive cases for COVID-19 are registered, with an age range between 2 to 87 years. There are 84 women and 117 men, of whom 183 are Costa Rican and 18 are foreigners.
Positive cases are registered in 39 cantons in seven provinces. By age there are: 177 adults, 17 older adults and 7 minors.
1,684 people have been discarded, 2 have been discharged, and two regrettable deaths are recorded, two Costa Rican men, both 87 years old.
Six people are hospitalized, 4 of them in intensive care.