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Country Rank

163


Costa Rica

Recovery Rank for 180 countries/regions

Country Rank

170


Costa Rica

Recovery Rank for 184 countries/regions

COVID-19 Recovery Rating

2

Recovery Index
36.46
(Out of 100)



(100 = Best, 0 = Worst)

COVID-19 Recovery Rating

1

Recovery Index
26.95
(Out of 100)



(100 = Best, 0 = Worst)

COVID-19 Severity Rating

4

Severity Index
67.98
(Out of 100)



(0 = Best, 100 = Worst)

COVID-19 Severity Rating

3

Severity Index
58.16
(Out of 100)



(0 = Best, 100 = Worst)

Stringency Rating

52.17

(100 = Strictest Measures, 0 = No Measures)


Population
5,047,561

(Medium Density)


GNI per capita (US$)

11,520

(Upper middle income)
5 Countries who have made the most progress in
curtailing the spread of the pandemic and can be
used as examples of best practices (Relative Rating)

4
3
2 Countries who are struggling to cope with the crisis
and who may need to consider maintaining stringent
non-pharmaceutical measures (Relative Rating)
1
1 Countries who are coping with the crisis with a low percentage
of infections and resulting deaths per population
(Relative Rating)
2
3 Countries who may be overwhelmed by the crisis with a high
percentage of infections and resulting deaths per population
(Relative Rating)
4
5

Travel Advisory


1. Passengers must arrive at San Jose (SJO) or Liberia (LIR).

2. A "Pase de Salud" form must be completed before departure of the flight to Costa Rica. This will generate a QR code which must be presented upon arrival. The form can be
obtained at https://salud.go.cr

3. Entry regulations for nationals of Costa Rica apply to passengers with proof of being dual nationals of Costa Rica.

4. Passengers must have travel insurance for a minimum of 5 days, with coverage of Coronavirus (COVID-19) treatment and accommodation costs. - This does not apply to: - nationals
and residents of Costa Rica; - passengers younger than 18 years of age; - passengers with a COVID-19 vaccination certificate, in English or Spanish, showing that they were fully
vaccinated at least 14 days before arrival. Vaccines accepted are AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), Janssen, Moderna (Spikevax) and Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty).

Travel Advisory information provided and published with permission by IATA.


Costa Rica Infection Trend


How can you tell if a curve is really flattening?

The number of daily confirmed cases has been used as an estimation of how severe the COVID-19 situation is in a given country. However, we’ve found that focusing on the country’s cumulative number of active cases gives a clearer picture of whether the infection curve is flattening.


Countries with Similar Characteristics


This table is generated by a GCI-developed tool to match countries based on their similar characteristics such as population, population density, income and climate.

Costa Rica 26.95 36.46 5,047,561 Medium Density Upper middle income 26-30 deg
Country Recovery Index Recovery Index Population Density GNI per capita Average Temperature
since First Case (Celsius)
Match%
Equatorial Guinea 38.20 41.27 1,355,986 Medium Density Upper middle income 26-30 deg 100%
Albania 42.14 45.53 2,854,191 Medium Density Upper middle income 11-20 deg 85%
Armenia 37.91 40.12 2,957,731 Medium Density Upper middle income < 10 deg 85%
Azerbaijan 45.02 57.36 10,023,318 Medium Density Upper middle income 11-20 deg 85%
Belarus 51.50 66.58 9,466,856 Medium Density Upper middle income < 10 deg 85%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 25.68 30.64 3,301,000 Medium Density Upper middle income 11-20 deg 85%
Bulgaria 33.51 36.49 6,975,761 Medium Density Upper middle income 11-20 deg 85%
Georgia 38.50 33.71 3,720,382 Medium Density Upper middle income < 10 deg 85%
North Macedonia 32.50 34.10 2,083,459 Medium Density Upper middle income < 10 deg 85%
Serbia 35.55 35.94 6,944,975 Medium Density Upper middle income 11-20 deg 85%

GCI Recovery Forecast


The GCI Recovery Forecasting methodology relies on a Monte Carlo simulation model as we recognise that the factors that contribute to an increase / decrease in confirmed COVID19 cases are highly variable and subject to various localised circumstances and interventions. The P10 / P50 / P90 are probabilities assigned to the forecasts, with P10 being highly optimistic, and P90 being very conservative on recovery and reduction in cases. The forecast model is updated daily based on the latest case data.

Forecast Results:

Situation May Improve. The GCI Model indicates that the situation has a small probability of recovery, but there is insufficient evidence to suggest that the recovery trend will improve significantly in the near future.




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