The Ministry of Health (Minsa), through its weekly report, reports a slight increase in positive cases of COVID-19 in Nicaragua, surpassing the figures reflected in the two previous weeks.
The health institution details that between May 24 and 31, 2022 there were 51 Nicaraguans infected by coronavirus, in terms of the number of victims of the virus, the entity continues with its frozen figure of one deceased in seven days. With these latest data, Nicaragua raised 18,832 confirmed infections since the first case was made official on March 18, 2020 239 deaths accumulated, according to the report of the health authorities.
“People who have been under responsible and careful follow-up for COVID-19 have often had associated conditions such as: high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, obesity, heart disease, immunodeficiency syndrome, chronic kidney failure, a history of stroke, tuberculosis. lung and chronic lung diseases, “highlights the Minsa report.
Recently the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported that the Nicaraguan regime has ensured that more than four million Nicaraguans have the complete vaccination schedule against COVID-19. Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, deputy director of PAHO, stated that with the information provided to PAHO, Nicaragua “already has more than four million 700 thousand people vaccinated with the complete schedule.”
“Nicaragua has been one of the countries in the Americas that provides information to PAHO every week on people vaccinated with the first and second doses. This information is consolidated in the dashboard of the Pan American Health Organization. It is not a site on the internet and the web, “explained Barbosa.
For her part, Dr. Carissa Etienne, director of PAHO, reported that new infections and deaths from COVID-19 have increased steadily in the last four weeks. “Last week our region registered more than 918 thousand cases, which represents an increase of 27.2 percent compared to the previous week.”
As for Central America, the PAHO director said that the highest increase in cases with infections is 80 percent. “It is time to take stock of these figures and take action and act. The covid is again on the rise in the Americas. The truth is that this virus is not going to go away any time soon,” she added.