Day: April 28, 2020

Health protocols in the face of a pandemic contribute to the reduction of cases of diarrhea

The hygiene measures implemented by the population to prevent COVID-19 could affect a substantial decrease in diarrhea in our country. At the epidemiological week number 14 that ended on April 4, the country has a total of 65,892 cases of diarrhea, while at the same date last year there were 91,464 cases, which means a …

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Covid-19 status. April 29 +8 infected total 705. Abangares adds to the list of cantons with cases. Total 60.

As of April 28, 705 cases confirmed by COVID-19 are registered, with an age range of one to 87 years. There were 336 women and 369 men, of whom 636 are Costa Rican and 69 are foreigners. Positive cases are counted in 60 cantons of the seven provinces, adding Abangares to the list of cantons …

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COSTA RICA PRESENTS PROPOSAL TO MITIGATE DEFORESTATION USING GOOGLE EARTH

In celebration of World Mother Earth Day, the Ministry of Environment and Energy (MINAE) presented a proposal to mitigate deforestation through the use of technology and spatial information generated through satellite images to the «GEO-Google Earth Engine (GEE) License Program ”. The initiative was sent to the Secretariat of the Group on Earth Observations (GEO) …

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Construction of the overpass in Guadalupe continues and progresses

360 piles of the 884 that are required as part of the new overpass in Guadalupe, on the Circunvalación road, have already been built, which means a 41% advance in this specific activity of the work. Currently, the piles are built in the center of what will be the new roundabout, to later build the …

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CCSS regionalizes diagnostic tests COVID-19

The Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) now has five more hospital centers that will carry out diagnostic tests for COVID-19, announced the executive president, Dr. Román Macaya Hayes. As part of the institutional strategy to expand the capacity to carry out the test, reagents were distributed to four regional hospitals: San Carlos, Monsignor Sanabria, …

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Lists of business and protocols for opening business for May 1 against the covid-19.

The Government of the Republic announced the new guidelines that will be effective as of May 1, where some activities are reopened under certain restrictions. The measures will be gradual and will depend on the behavior of the cases and if necessary, restrictions will be implemented again. It is enabled during the week from 5:00 …

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