The Nicaraguan Ministry of Health reported 327 more cases of COVID-19 last week this Tuesday, raising the preliminary balance to over 2,800, despite opposition and activist movements questioning whether this is the data. the pandemic in the Central American country.
The executive of Daniel Ortega updates the data weekly and has confirmed in the last report that 2,846 people are already infected with COVID-19 in Nicaraguan territory. At least 1,993 of these were recovered, reports the Ministry of Health.
Instead, at least 91 people have lost their lives, eight in the past week, Radio Nicaragua’s official record. According to the newspaper ‘La Prensa’, the victim of COVID-19 died the police commissioner Diógenes Cárcenas, the security chief of the Nicaraguan cardinal Leopoldo Brenes.
The Nicaraguan Ministry of Health has assured that “outbreak cases have been presented through clearly defined contacts” to defend that the pandemic is under control. Opposition movements do not see it that way and accuse the government of not being transparent.
The Citizen Observatory, which was created to assess the evolution of the pandemic from independent sources, found 2,087 deaths in Nicaragua from COVID-19 that would leave at least 7,402 cases, according to a census published on Sunday.