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Costa Rica reports 17 more deaths from COVID-19

25 Oct 2020, 07:51 GMT+10

SAN JOSE, Oct. 24 (Xinhua) -- Costa Rica's Ministry of Health reported on Saturday the deaths of 17 more people from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the death toll to 1,282.

The country reached 103,088 cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, with 1,262 new infections reported in the last 24 hours; 246 were detected through epidemiological tracing and 1,016 through laboratory tests.

As of Saturday, 504 people were hospitalized, 201 of them in intensive care, with an age range of one to 93.

So far, 62,037 patients have recovered from the disease: 29,770 women and 32,267 men.

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