An 87-year-old retired pediatrician is the first to die of covid-19 in Costa Rica.

The Ministry of Health confirmed, on Wednesday afternoon, that this is one of the patients associated with the outbreak of infections that originated in the Alajuela hospital.

It was also corroborated by President Carlos Alvarado, through his Twitter account, in which he detailed that the doctor’s death occurred at 4:15 pm, Q Costa Rica reported.

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