The Ministry of Health reported, this Wednesday, March 3, 289.472 confirmed cases of coronavirus with PCR tests. Of these, 2.747 cases were registered as new in just 24 hours, when a day before 358 new infections were evidenced.
According to the report, 247.898 patients recovered, 32.150 were discharged from hospital, 679.026 cases were discarded and 15.921 people died between confirmed and probable of having contracted the virus.
The provinces with the highest number of cases are still Pichincha with 101.476; Guayas with 36.699; and Manabí with 20.958.
In the case of the cantons, Quito registered 93.760 cases this Wednesday, followed by Guayaquil with 24.698.