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Technical Guidelines for the Prevention of COVID-19 in Indigenous Territories, Version 1 (Lineamientos Técnicos para la Prevención de COVID-19 en Territorios Indígenas, Versión 1)

Date Enacted: March 2020
Country: Costa Rica

The Ministry of Health published a set of guidelines to protect indigenous populations from COVID-19 that include actions relating to communal participation in the prevention of COVID-19, communication and prevention efforts, approaches to suspected cases of COVID-19, and treatment of COVID-19 positive patients. A second edition of these guidelines was published in August 2020.