Costa Rica covid statistics & travel advice

The latest Covid-19 statistics on new cases and vaccine rollout in Costa Rica plus up-to-date travel advice and resources from government organisations and international agencies.

  • Vaccine rollout (%) Partially · Fully
  • New cases/100k 7-day · 14-day
  • Travel status Costa Rica · UK

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Costa Rica Covid-19 vaccine rollout

Below are the latest statistics on Covid-19 vaccinations in Costa Rica showing the number of people and percentage of the population who are partially and fully vaccinated.

As of 14/06/2021 Number of people Percentage of population
Partially vaccinated 1,409,778 27.7%
Fully vaccinated 740,742 14.5%

The Covid-19 vaccination statistics for Costa Rica is provided by Our World in Data. Last updated on 14/06/21.

Costa Rica Covid-19 statistics - new cases

The figures below show the average numbers of new cases per 100,000 of population for Costa Rica recorded in the latest 7-day and 14-day period and the percentage difference from the week before, plus charts showing the numbers of new cases recorded over the past 10 weeks.

Week ending 7-day average 7-day weekly change 14-day average 14-day weekly change
2021-06-06 253.9 -10.5% 537.7 -9.8%
2021-06-13 229.4 -9.7% 483.3 -10.1%

New cases 7-day average

The 7-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Costa Rica recorded over the past 10 weeks.

113.5
162.8
204.2
303
290.6
336.6
312.2
283.8
253.9
229.4
11/04
18/04
25/04
02/05
09/05
16/05
23/05
30/05
06/06
13/06

New cases 14-day average

The 14-day average number of new Covid-19 cases per 100,000 of population for Costa Rica recorded over the past 10 weeks.

144.6
276.3
367
507.2
593.6
627.2
648.8
596
537.7
483.3
11/04
18/04
25/04
02/05
09/05
16/05
23/05
30/05
06/06
13/06

The number of newly recorded cases per 100,000 of population for Costa Rica is provided by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) and is updated weekly.

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Costa Rica travel status

Below is the latest information on the travel and tourism status of Costa Rica including entry rules, pre-departure & in-destination Covid-19 testing and quarantine requirements plus current status on the UK travel list for returning to the UK.

Are there entry restrictions to Costa Rica due to the coronavirus?

Costa Rica is open for tourism from the UK.

Check out Costa Rica Tourism Board for more information.

Destination status

  • Open for tourismO
    Open for tourism
  • Vaccine passport acceptedV
    Vaccine passport accepted
  • Test requiredT
    Test required
  • Quarantine excl. vaccinatedQV
    Quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Test + quarantine excl. vaccinatedTQV
    Test + quarantine excl. vaccinated
  • Test + quarantine requiredT+Q
    Test + quarantine required
  • Quarantine requiredQ
    Quarantine required
  • Closed for tourism/Travel banC/B
    Closed for tourism/Travel ban

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Do I need to quarantine in the UK if I travel from Costa Rica?

Costa Rica is on the Red list in the UK (Currently England only).

From 17 May 2021 - if you have been in or through Costa Rica in the previous 10 days, you will be refused entry to the UK unless you are a British or Irish national, or you have residence rights in the UK.

All arrivals who are permitted to enter must quarantine in a government approved hotel for 10 days at their own expense.

A pre-departure test in Costa Rica is required as well as PCR tests on days 2 & 8 in the UK while in quarantine.

UK status - traffic light system

  • Green list countryG
    Green list country
  • Common Travel AreaCTA
    Common Travel Area
  • Green watchlist countryG+
    Green watchlist country
  • Amber list countryA
    Amber list country
  • Red list countryR
    Red list country
  • International travel banB
    International travel ban

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