Prohibition and curfew in 18 Ecuadorian provinces
Havana, Jul 31 (Prensa Latina) New restrictions have been implemented in 18 of 24 Ecuadorian provinces to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, including a curfew and Prohibition.
The measures will be in force in the next 15 days in Azuay, Bolivar, Carchi, Cañar, Chimborazo, Cotopaxi, Esmeraldas, Imbabura, Loja, Morona Santiago, Napo, Orellana, Pastaza, Pichincha, Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas, Sucumbíos, Tungurahua and Zamora Chinchipe.
According to the regulations approved by the national Emergency Operations Committee (COE), a curfew will be in force from Friday to Sunday, from 19:00 to 05:00 hours (local time), while it will start at 21:00 hours from Monday through Thursday.
However, home delivery services will be available until 22:00 hours.
In addition, authorities have prohibited liquor sales during the weekend, except in four-star restaurants authorized by the Ministry of the Interior and tourist establishments authorized by the Ministry of Tourism, only to accompany food.
In an effort to prevent the new coronavirus from spreading, Ecuadorian authorities took other measures that are mandatory nationwide.
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