Ecuador registers 1.534 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours

22.6% of Covid-19 cases are in Pichincha. 605 new confirmed cases of coronavirus are registered in Quito in one day. The capital has 19.550 confirmed cases of coronavirus this Wednesday, August 19.

The official report on Covid-19 in Ecuador details 104.475 confirmed cases of coronavirus. 95.519 were detected with PCR tests and another 8.956 with rapid tests.

Regarding the condition of the patients, the report indicates that 73.616 people recovered from the disease and another 13.661 were discharged from hospital, while 886 are in stable hospitalization and 365 with a reserved prognosis.

Regarding deaths in the context of the pandemic, the Ministry of Health indicates that 9.742 people have died: 6.146 people have died in the country due to the virus and 3.596 probable deaths from Covid-19 are registered at the national level.

Quito, the city most affected by Covid-19, registered 605 new cases in the last 24 hours, reaching a total of 19.550.

In Ecuador, the number of infections reached 104.475, with an increase of 1.534 in the last period, according to the Government’s report No. 174.

According to the report, the capital accounts for 18.4% of total cases nationwide, Pichincha registers 22.6% of total cases throughout the country and 820 people have died in the province due to the pandemic .

Manabí is the third province with more cases 7.789; Azuay registers 4.479; Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas 4.275; The Gold 3.968; Loja with 3.713; Esmeraldas with 3.444 and Los Ríos with 3.008.

Most of the deaths confirmed by Covid-19 nationwide are in Guayas, with 1,666 deaths confirmed by the virus, this figure has not changed since the report on August 16, 2020. It is followed by Manabí, which so far has 845 deaths and Pichincha with 820.

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