"On Monday afternoon, the 119 men and 55 women arrived from Barbados at the Sandino International Airport in Managua," the Interior Ministry said.
For the transfer, the pertinent health measures were taken and a rigorous study was carried out to rule out the possibility that the sailors were carrying the coronavirus.
"According to the protocol, the group will comply with a 14-day quarantine at home," Health Ministry officials added.
The Cuban Medical Brigade "Henry Reeve," made up of virologists, epidemiologists and intensive clinical doctors, arrives in #Nicaragua. They will present their protocols and the catalogue of medicines with which it has been able to combat the new coronavirus, #COVID19. pic.twitter.com/oU8G9VP6Qd