Managua, Jul 29 (EFE) .- The Nicaraguan government reported on Wednesday that it received a new donation of medicines and medical supplies from the Government of India, including ibuprofen, to treat those infected with the new SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus.

The donation consists of more than 250 packages with surgical gowns, gloves, layers with hoods, shoe covers, and medications such as amoxicillin ceftriaxone, ibuprofen, Vitamin C, ritonavir, metronidazole, said the vice president of Nicaragua, Rosario Murillo, through the media officers.

Murillo, wife of President Daniel Ortega, stressed that these are “very useful and useful medicines for the Ministry of Health”, and thanked India for this new support.

In the second week of July, Nicaragua received a first donation of medications from India, including paracetamol, to treat patients with COVID-19.

Nicaragua registers 116 deaths from COVID-19 and 3,672 positive cases, according to data from the Ministry of Health.

Likewise, Murillo reported that the Government delegated the previous Nicaraguan ambassador to Taiwan, William Tapia Alemán, as his new representative to the Government of India.

He explained that the diplomat has already received the approval of India and that his accreditation will be formalized in the coming days through the Official Gazette, La Gaceta.

“As soon as possible, due to the situation of international flights, William will already be there representing, as he represented for many years with efficiency and effectiveness our people and Government before the Government and people of Taiwan,” he said.

Murillo said that the first mission of the new ambassador will be to thank “all these medicines” received in the last quarter, as well as for a loan of $ 20 million that was approved for the construction of a hospital in Managua.

(c) EFE Agency