The Ecuadorian Ministry of Health has confirmed another 1,229 new cases of coronavirus this Thursday, which have increased the global balance to 59,486.
After provinces, Pichincha, the second most affected in the country, concentrated 322 of the additional infections and totaled 8,253. Guayas, which has diagnosed 70 cases in the past 24 hours, remains the most affected region of Ecuador with 15,973 positive results.
According to Guayas and Pichincha, Manabí has 4,499 infections; Los Rios, 2320; Esmeraldas with 2,156 cases; and finally Santo Domingo de las Tsáchilas with 2,151 cases.
As for the deaths, the balance of health authorities gathered by the local newspaper ‘El Comercio’ shows that 4,649 people in Ecuador have died from the effects of COVID-19. The other side of the coin is the salvaged people, a total of 5,900. 7,487 were also discharged from the hospital, while 14,645 were discharged epidemiologically.