Three new deaths of COVID-19 patients: the country has 34 deaths. This afternoon two deaths of COVID-19 patients were recorded, reaching 34 deaths in total.
The first of them is an 81-year-old man from Costa Rica, a resident of the province of San José. The man had been hospitalized at CEACO since July 4.
The deceased was a smoker and suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), both risk factors associated with COVID-19.
The second death is a 46-year-old foreign woman, also from the province of San José. She had been in the San Juan de Dios Hospital since July 12. The woman suffered from lung cancer.
The deaths are added to the 32 regrettable deaths already registered: 12 women and 20 men with an age range of 26 to 92 years.
The third is a 72-year-old man from Costa Rica, a resident of San José. The death occurred at the Calderón Guardia Hospital where he had been hospitalized in the Intensive Care Unit since July 9, the same day that he was diagnosed with COVID-19.
The deceased suffered from high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity, risk factors associated with COVID-19.