Economy: Restrictions in Costa Rica

In order to contain the advance of the pandemic, during the rest of the month of May, capacity reductions and restrictions to the circulation of vehicles will be applied, measures that will be applied throughout the national territory.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Through a press conference, the Costa Rican Government announced that as of May 13, sanitary measures will be applied, which will be based on the modification of some existing ones.

Check out the "System for monitoring markets and economic situation in Central American countries", prepared by CentralAmericaData.

Details of the changes applied:

-Bars will be able to operate with a maximum capacity of 25%.
-Social events may be held with a maximum of 30 people and not 75 as previously stipulated.
-Worship events must be held with a maximum of 200 people.
-Hotels with more than 100 rooms may operate with a maximum of 75% of their capacity.
-National parks will have to operate with a maximum capacity of 50%.
-Academic activities will be reduced from a maximum of 300 to 150 people.

A press release from the Presidency states that "... during the whole month of May the sanitary vehicular restriction by license plates will be applied for the cantons of the Central Region from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.". See all details.

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