Ecuador recorded a total of 22 confirmed and 67 suspected zika cases, none in pregnant women, said Thursday Health Minister Margarita Guevara.
In statements to journalists, she stressed that “to date (January 28th, 2015) we have 22 confirmed cases, at least 67 suspected cases and we are working with the national group of epidemiologists, we are on constant alert for new cases that appear,” to establish epidemiological fences and other actions, she explained.
“We do not have pregnant women infected with zika. In the event that this happens, we have intensive care units in all hospital units of third level,” she said.
He added that from January, when the first two cases appeared, the plans that had been structured since October were activated “in endemic areas where theis virus may circulate.”