As of August 17, the country registers 619 new cases of COVID-19, of which 38 are by epidemiological link and 581 by laboratory, for a total of 29,084 confirmed cases, with an age range of zero to 100 years. There are 13,420 women and 15,664 men, of whom 21,668 are Costa Rican and 7,416 are foreigners.
Positive cases are counted in 82 cantons. By age we have: 24,317 adults, 1,850 older adults and 2,745 minors, 172 are under investigation.
9,233 people recovered in 80 cantons are registered. The recovered cases have an age range of zero to 96 years, of which 4,147 are women and 5,086 are men, by age we have: 7,542 adults, 427 older adults, 1,188 minors, and 76 are under investigation.
397 people are hospitalized, 106 of them in intensive care with an age range of zero to 97 years.
For today 10 unfortunate deaths are reported: six men, and four women, with an age range of 21 to 89 years. The 21-year-old faced severe sepsis and pneumonia from COVID-19.
In total, 304 deaths related to COVID-19 are counted: 113 women and 191 men, with an age range of 21 to 100 years.