The country registered 1,167 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, December 16, 1,125 cases on Thursday, December 17, and 1,084 today, Friday, December 18, reaching a total of 157,472 cases confirmed by COVID-19.
Of the cases registered on Wednesday, 251 were by epidemiological link and 916 by laboratory. In the case of Thursday, 280 are per link and 845 per laboratory. For this Friday, 215 are by epidemiological link and 869 by laboratory.
In total we have 76,905 women and 80,567 men, of which 136,316 are Costa Rican and 21,156 are foreigners.
By age we have: 133,096 adults, 11,331 older adults and 12,940 minors, 105 are under investigation.
There are 125,488 recovered people, of which 61,199 are women and 64,289 are men, by age we have: 107,139 adults, 7,634 older adults, 10,617 minors and 98 are under investigation.
625 people are hospitalized, 254 of them in intensive care with an age range of zero to 92 years.
On Wednesday 11 regrettable deaths were reported, on Thursday the 13th and today there are 16 on Friday, reaching a total of 1,996 deaths related to COVID-19: 754 women and 1,242 men, with an age range of nine to 101 years. By age there are 632 adults, 1,362 older adults and two minors.