The Ministry of Public Health (MSP) of Ecuador reported 1.146 new confirmed cases of coronavirus and 27 additional deaths related to this disease, this Wednesday, November 18, 2020.
The MSP presented the results of 4.863 tests processed in the last 24 hours. Of these, 1.146 (24%) were positive and 3.717 (76%) were negative. With this, the confirmed cases amount to 182.250 and those discarded, to 372.634.
With today’s report, the deaths related to the new coronavirus rise to 13.052 (27 more than yesterday) 8.708 confirmed deaths due to the virus and 4.344 probable.
So far, 603.458 samples have been taken, of which 48.574 are dammed, with no result in official reports.
The MSP registered 160.639 recovered patients last Sunday. The Ministry explained that these are people who, 29 days after diagnosis, are still alive. The government will update this figure every week. (C.D.A.)