Coronavirus death toll in Ecuador could be far higher than thought

Data shows deaths are being registered in Guayas province at quadruple the normal level New data suggests that Ecuador’s coronavirus toll may be much higher than previously indicated, after figures revealed a massive jump in deaths in the province at the centre of the country’s devastating outbreak. Since the beginning of March six weeks ago, 10,939 people have died in Guayas province, which includes Ecuador’s largest city, Guayaquil, according to figures released late on Thursday. Continue reading...