The Ecuadorian Ministry of Health again registered more than a thousand new cases of coronavirus this Thursday, compared to more than 800 confirmed the previous day.
The balance offered by the health authorities shows 1,036 new infections, which have increased the global number in Ecuador to 71,365 positive. For those who died from COVID-19, there are already 5,207.
By region, Guayas continues to lead the country in both the number of confirmed cases and the number of deaths. In particular, there were 16,810 infections, 128 more than the previous day and 1,640 deaths.
Pichincha is behind her with 11,269 infections, 190 more in the last 24 hours and 615 deaths. The third largest victim is Manabí with 5,439, another 88 and 706 deaths from COVID-19. This emerges from data from the newspaper ‘El Comercio’.
The Ecuadorian health authorities have highlighted that 9,279 people in the Latin American country have been discharged from the hospital and 16,082 have been discharged epidemiologically. 773 people remain stable in the hospital, 333 others have a reluctant prognosis.