As of July 20, the country registers 420 new cases of COVID-19, for a total of 11,534 confirmed cases, with an age range of zero to 99 years. There are 5060 women and 6474 men, of whom 8188 are Costa Rican and 3346 are foreigners.
Positive cases are counted in 81 cantons. By age we have: 9382 adults, 628 older adults and 1417 minors, 107 are under investigation.
There are 3019 people recovered in 79 cantons. The recovered cases have an age range of zero to 96 years, of which 1320 are women and 1699 are men, by age we have: 2360 adults, 134 older adults, 461 minors and 64 are under investigation.
259 people are hospitalized, 47 of them in intensive care with an age range of 35 to 83 years.
Four deaths are added, reaching 66 in total, of which 26 are women and 40 men, with an age range of 23 to 94 years.
- 89-year-old man, a foreigner, a resident of San José. He was admitted to the Calderón Guardia Hospital, being diagnosed by COVID-19 on July 18. He suffered from diabetes, chronic kidney disease, heart disease.
- 84-year-old man, Costa Rican, a resident of San José. His diagnosis is post-mortem, he dies at home, a history of prostate cancer and high blood pressure.
- 84-year-old woman, Costa Rican, neighbor of San José. She was admitted to the San Juan de Dios Hospital, being diagnosed on July 16. She suffered from high blood pressure.
- 44-year-old man, a foreigner, a resident of San José. He was admitted to the San Juan de Dios Hospital, being diagnosed on July 19. He suffered from diabetes.
In addition, the Minister of Health Daniel Salas reported that the instruction for the use of masks is modified so that they are used in all closed spaces with the exception of places where food is eaten. This does not include dwelling houses or family rooms.