By NewsDesk @bactiman63
For the week ending November 20, Costa Rica health officials reported 1,362 cases of COVID-19, while the week prior, which spanned November 7 to 13, accounted for 1,723 cases. This represents a 20.9% decrease from week to week, with an average of 194 daily cases.
Regarding deaths from the week of November 14 to 20, 50 deaths were added, while, from November 7 to 13, 60 deaths were counted, this represents a decrease of 16.6% in mortality from one week to another and it gives us a daily average of seven people who lose their lives related to the COVID-19 disease.
During epidemiological week 46, the average number of hospitalized cases was 329, while the average for week 45 was 440 admitted cases, showing a decrease of 25.2% in total hospitalizations. Similarly, epidemiological week 46 registered 105 hospital admissions and 157 for week 45, this represents a 33.1% decrease in new hospital admissions.
Costa Rica has reported a cumulative 566,119 COVID-19 cases since the beginning of the pandemic, including 7,271 deaths.
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