As of July 17, the country registers 423 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 9969 confirmed cases, with an age range of zero to 99 years. It is 4326 women and 5643 men, of whom 7049 are Costa Rican and 2920 are foreigners.
Positive cases are counted in 81 cantons. By age we have: 8111 adults, 512 older adults and 1240 minors, 100 are under investigation.
2818 recovered people are registered in 79 cantons. The recovered cases have an age range of zero to 94 years, of which 1235 are women and 1583 are men, by age we have: 2204 adults, 123 older adults, 427 minors and 64 are under investigation.
211 people are hospitalized, 38 of them in intensive care with an age range of six to 83 years.
There are 47 regrettable deaths, 19 women and 28 men with an age range of 23 to 94 years. Of the five new deaths, the first of them is a 59-year-old man, a foreigner, a neighbor of Heredia.
The deceased was admitted to the Calderón Guardia Hospital and was diagnosed on July 1. He suffered from chronic bronchitis, obesity, and had a history of smoking.
The second is a 73-year-old man, a Costa Rican and a resident of San José. The deceased was admitted to the Calderón Guardia Hospital and was diagnosed on July 13. The only associated risk factor was age.
The third death is registered in CEACO, it is an 83-year-old man, Costa Rican, neighbor of San José, being diagnosed on July 6. He suffered from high blood pressure and diabetes.
The fourth death is an 84-year-old woman, a neighbor of Heredia, diagnosed post mortem. Her risk history is under investigation.
The fifth is a 23-year-old Costa Rican woman who lives in Puntarenas. The deceased, who was diagnosed on July 14, was admitted to the Neilly City Hospital. She suffered from high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease.