As of August 18, the country registers 559 new cases of COVID-19, of which 61 are by epidemiological link and 498 by laboratory, for a total of 29,643 confirmed cases, with an age range of zero to 100 years. There are 13,681 women and 15,962 men, of whom 22,167 are Costa Rican and 7476 are foreigners.
Positive cases are counted in 82 cantons. By age we have: 24,826 adults, 1878 older adults and 2784 minors, 155 are under investigation.
9462 recovered persons are registered in 80 cantons. The recovered cases have an age range of zero to 96 years, of which 4237 are women and 5225 are men, by age we have: 7747 adults, 443 older adults, 1214 minors and 58 are under investigation.
413 people are hospitalized, 110 of them in intensive care with an age range of one to 97 years.
For today 10 regrettable deaths are reported: six men, and four women, with an age range of 69 to 95 years.
In total there are 314 deaths related to COVID-19: 117 women and 197 men, with an age range of 21 to 100 years.