Covid-19 infections continue to rise in Ecuador
Quito, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 continues to rise today in Ecuador, where the number of positive cases reached 189,534, after the detection of 1,396 cases in just 24 hours.
The updated figure is part of the daily reporty by the Public Health Ministry, which places at 640,262 the total of PCR type samples taken since the first case appeared on February 29th this year until now.
Likewise, 404,591 tests were ruled out during that period, as they were negative for the respiratory disease, from which 164,009 have been recovered.
On the other hand, deaths in the context of the illness amount to 13,358, of which 8,927 are confirmed for Covid-19 and 4,431 are probable deaths, corresponding to people with symptoms of the illness, but without conclusive tests.
The Ministry's further reported that at the moment 857 people remain hospitalized, 357 of them with a reserved prognosis and 500 under stable condition.
Quito, the capital, is the city most affected by the disease, with 62,714 positive patients as a general report and an increase of 409 patients in the last 24 hours.
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