This afternoon the fifth death of a positive patient for COVID-19 was recorded at the Hospital San Juan de Dios. This is a 69-year-old man from Costa Rica, a resident of San José.
The deceased, in addition to age, suffered from high blood pressure, a risk factor for COVID-19.
His COVID-19 diagnosis was on March 25 and he entered intensive care in San Juan de Dios from March 28.
This unfortunately death joins the already registered of four men: two 87 years old, one 45 years old and one 84 years old.