Influence of meteorological variables on the transmission of COVID-19 in Guayas and Pichincha

  • Javier Del Cioppo Morstadt Universidad Agraria del Ecuador
  • Maritza Aguirre-Munizaga Universidad Agraria del Ecuador https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0708-1811
Keywords: COVID-19 disease, Guayas, meteorological variables, Pichincha, predictions

Abstract

Ecuador, at the beginning of April 2020 suffered the sudden attack from the virus SARS-CoV-2, becoming the focus of the disease in the country and reaching one of the highest mortality rates in South America. Regarding the COVID-19 disease, daily data from official national sources were consolidated about the total number of deaths, probable and confirmed deaths as well as confirmed cases of COVID-19, data collected in the period from March 26 of 2020 to July 7 of 2021. Here we show that the main parameters are the number of people infected with COVID-19, total deaths, temperature, relative humidity, and cloudiness, once these parameters were analyzed they were allowed to understand how they can affect or influence the spread of the virus and mortality in Guayas and Pichincha caused by COVID-19. 

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Del Cioppo Morstadt, J., & Aguirre-Munizaga, M. (2022). Influence of meteorological variables on the transmission of COVID-19 in Guayas and Pichincha. Ecuadorian Science Journal, 6(2), 17-25. https://doi.org/10.46480/esj.6.2.185
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