Michael Soto, Minister of Public Security, announced on Thursday March 7 at the press conference of the Presidential House that Costa Rica will extend the closure of borders and airports at least until June 15.
The declaration of emergency will remain in force for the period that the Executive Power provides, according to reports issued by the National Commission for Risk Prevention and Emergency Attention, and may be extended or modified by executive decree if the emergency conditions require it. .
Furthermore, public and private schools and colleges must remain closed. There is still no date or even tentative for the return to school. The measures are taken based on the development of the pandemic by Covid19, both in Costa Rica and worldwide.