The Judicial Investigation Agency (OIJ) confirmed that there are no people missing after the emergency by Hurricane Otto and the death toll closed in 10 people.
This was confirmed by Luis Guillermo Fonseca, a spokesman for the entity, who added that there are no reports filed or reports of people who have not been found.
President Luis Guillermo Solís thanked all the relief bodies that participated in the searches and rescues of bodies of victims and injured people after the emergency, and said that if there were no further human losses it was thanks to the work of these people.
The already identified deceased are the following:
Orlando Obregón Jiménez
Maritza Alvarado Méndez
Dennis Alvarado Méndez
Joseph Barboza Alvarado
Israel Zúñiga Picado
María Isabel Picado Castro
Vanessa Argüello Castro
Dilan Cheves Guerra
Bianka Pichardo Argüello
There is an unidentified person
Alerts are maintained in Abangares, Upala and Bagaces, where flooded rivers are reported. However, the authorities indicated that the affected territories are gradually returning to normal.
The state of alert is maintained, the weather conditions cause some overflowed rivers in Parrita and Quepos, due to constant rainfall. The emergency committees have followed this up very closely. Otherwise the country remains in normal conditions,”
said Wálter Fonseca, a spokesman for the National Emergency Commission.