Costa Rica confirms first coronavirus case in Central America

by Reuters
Friday, 6 March 2020 21:05 GMT

SAN JOSE, March 6 (Reuters) - Costa Rica's government on Friday said it confirmed its first case of coronavirus, in a 49-year-old woman from the United States who is in the Central American nation with her husband.

The instance marks the first confirmed infection of the fast-spreading coronavirus in Central America. (Reporting by Alvaro Murillo; Writing by Anthony Esposito)

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