Sumary of Nicaragua slowly begins vaccinations for people over 60:
- MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua has begun slowly vaccinating people over 60, using an AstraZeneca vaccine made in India..
- Gym owner Isabel López, 65, lined up for her shot of the Covishield vaccine Thursday along with her husband and about 100 other people, part of an effort to protect the elderly that started this week..
- The Sandinista government of President Daniel Ortega has issued oddly low counts of deaths and infections, and has urged Nicaraguans to attend food, sports and cultural festivals and go on vacations..
- The government acknowledges only 179 deaths and 6,747 infections in Nicaragua since the pandemic began, but the independent civic group Citizen Observatory says there have been 3,014 deaths and at least 13,312 suspected cases…