Nicaraguan Government hides 98% of Covid-19 deaths

Nicaragua has the highest Covid-19 mortality rate, Almagro warns about the presidential elections, and Gag Law ready for approval

TODAY NICARAGUA – An analysis of excess mortality presented during the National Medical Congress reveals that, as of August 31st, 7 569 people died in Nicaragua due to Covid-19.

This is one of the highest mortality rates in the world, even higher than countries like Mexico, the United Kingdom, Spain, and Italy.

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According to government data, until October 21, 2020, only 155 people have died from the Coronavirus pandemic. However, the analysis of the excess mortality data carried out by doctor Carlos Hernández includes the deaths that the Ministry of Health (Minsa) attributes to other diseases, which are associated with the pandemic.

he excess of 7,414 deaths – in relation to official data – means that health authorities are reporting only 2% of deaths.

Read the full report, in Spanish.

The Secretary-General of the Organization of American States, Luis Almagro, assured that the OAS resolution that calls on the Government of Daniel Ortega to implement electoral reforms in May 2021, to guarantee free elections, must be fulfilled. Otherwise, the legitimacy of the electoral process of November of that year would be in doubt.

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The United States ambassador to the OAS, Carlos Trujillo, affirmed that if the Ortega government does not comply with the demands established in the resolution approved by the entity, his country will not recognize the government that arises from the electoral process planned for the next year.


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