Army denies rumor that Tomás Borge has died.
Said the Commander is recovering in the intensive care unit of the Military Hospital "Alejandro Dávila Bolaños' after a lung operation.
Borge is Nicaragua's Ambassador to Peru.
He entered the military hospital several days ago as confirmed this afternoon by Rosario Murillo, coordinator of the Communication and Citizenship Council
Murillo said that she and President Daniel Ortega are in constant communication with the medical team treating Borge.
The First Lady said that "virtually every half hour" they are receiving reports "in terms of his improvement and the process he is going through after he underwent surgery last Friday," she said.
On Sunday, President Ortega visited and talked with Borge in the hospital.
Borge is almost 82 years old.