Nicaraguan authorities reiterate that there are no cases of coronavirus

Nicaragua has no suspected case of coronavirus "right now" said the director of Health Surveillance, confirming that the country is ready for the eventual arrival of the covid-19

This Thursday, in the studios, journalist Ervin Vega interviewed Dr. Martha Reyes, director of Health Surveillance for the Ministry of Health, who addressed the issue of the coronavirus in the country and the measures that all Nicaraguans must take.

“We have really been working since January 16, since the World Health Organization (WHO) began to set the alert to the situation that is occurring in China and we began to develop our approach protocol,” said Dr. Reyes.

- payin the bills -

“This protocol established the aspects of surveillance, both at the entry points and in the health units, because there were two mechanisms for patients, which are that people who came from other countries had a situation of presentation of cases, or that they did not come with symptoms or can reach the units directly, therefore our surveillance is established in all the health units and at the level of the 13 entry points,” she added.

Important aspects

The director indicated that one of the important aspects is the attack rate, which consists of the magnitude of people infected.

She stressed that in Nicaragua there are 19 defined units to attend to cases.

- paying the bills -

“A very important training process has been carried out, where we have worked with public health resources and also from the private sector, all the resources of the institutions of the entry points and also the institutions at the 19 SILAIS (Clinics) of Nicaragua in the 153 municipalities, including our community network,” she said.

She added that as a health institution they have established that every day they must communicate the behavior of this virus worldwide.

Nicaragua has no suspected case of coronavirus “right now”.

“If we get to have the first case of coronavirus with the appropriate protocol, we will have a decrease in transmission and thus this will not reach the groups of higher risk that may have a situation of complication and death.

“One of the prevention measures is to be one meter from the person who presents symptoms, another is the use of the mask, the one who must use it is the person who presents respiratory symptoms and the appropriate use of alcohol gel, adding the frequent handwashing for 20 to 30 seconds,” said the doctor.

- paying the bills --

Related Articles

Observatorio Ciudadano reports 113 new cases and 10 suspicious deaths of Covid-19 in a week

TODAY NICARAGUA - The Covid-19 Observatorio Ciudadano (Citizen Observatory) in Nicaragua...

Ortega Regime Promises Vaccines, with No Details

TODAY NICARAGUA - Former Nicaraguan health minister and current presidential advisor...


Better Air Connectivity Between Nicaragua and the US

The private companies' association is in talks with United Airlines to promote the opening of a route that connects Nicaragua with the east coast...

What Are Some of Nicaragua’s Popular Food?

TODAY NICARAGUA - Nicaragua is an interesting place, with a tumultuous history and a relatively peaceful present. and even if many things can be...

Bianca Jagger Gets Into The Nicaragua Act Again

(American Thinker)  Remember Bianca Jagger? You know, the disco queen and former rock-star's wife turned leftwing "human rights activist" who was last seen mourning...

Nicaragua Unveils Central America’s Largest Baseball Stadium

Nicaragua has unveiled its long-awaited baseball stadium in Managua, replacing the former baseball field built in 1948. The new structure will hold up to...

Nicaragua Praised by the IMF

The IMF noted the positive evolution of all the country's economic indicators, and the drastic fall in poverty, with an increase of 33% in...

Poll Shows Declining Expectations on a Nicaraguan Canal

According to the results of the most recent survey conducted by Cid Gallup, the Nicaraguan interoceanic canal project, a concession given to the Chinese...

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Nicaragua and Latin America.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.