Costa Rica: COVID-19 Success Story

Americas Now

COVID-19 mitigation efforts in Costa Rica show signs of success.

The Coronavirus pandemic has left no country unscathed. The World Health Organization describes Latin America as one of the regions hit the hardest.

Brazil leads the pack with a record-breaking 5 million cases as of October. Several other countries in the region also suffered greatly.

Peru and Ecuador were hit hard early on and cases are now on the rise in Colombia, Argentina, and Chile.

But there have been signs of hope coming out of one Central American country: Costa Rica.

The tiny island nation is having some success in mitigating the spread of the virus.

Harris Whitbeck reports on the efforts made by Costa Rica to control the Coronavirus.