The country registers 2.999 new cases of coronavirus that are part of the 278.779 confirmed with PCR tests nationwide, when until yesterday the number of new cases stood at 812.
The Ministry of Health reported this Wednesday, February 24, that 238.817 patients recovered from Covid-19, 31.057 were discharged from hospital, 653.302 cases were discarded and 15.634 people died between confirmed and probable with the virus.
The provinces with the highest number of infections are: Pichincha (97.870), Guayas (35.260) and Manabí (19.836).
Regarding the cantons, Quito registered 90.416 cases this Wednesday and Guayaquil 23.986.
At the national level, the population most at risk of infection is those between 20 and 49 years of age.