The provinces that maintain a slight stability in their positive results are: Los Ríos, Cañar and Napo.
The positive results of the PCR tests have increased in the last 4 weeks in the majority of the provinces of Ecuador. In Galapagos, confirmed cases increased fivefold, in Orellana they quadrupled, in Guayas, Santo Domingo and Santa Elena they have doubled.
Another 16 provinces such as: Esmeraldas, Manabí, El Oro, Carchi, Imbabura, Pichincha, Cotopaxi, Bolívar, Tungurahua, Chimborazo, Azuay, Loja, Sucumbíos, Pastaza, Morona Santiago and Zamora Chinchipe, show an increase in lower percentages.
On the other hand, the provinces of Los Ríos, Cañar and Napo show a slight stability in the positive cases. Despite the fact that these three areas had been registering a significant increase in infections.
Guayaquil, the city most affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, out of a hundred tests 25 are positive.
In Galapagos the situation has begun to change, at the end of 2020 for every 100 tests only 8 people tested positive, however, until Saturday, January 16, 2021, 30 out of every hundred tests give a positive result.
Santa Elena also registered an increase in positive results from 16 to 40 in the last days, while Orellana went from 2 affirmative results for every 100 tests to 9.