14 March 2020 – National Committee for Emergency Operations intensifies lockdown measures

This item is sourced from the CCCSL: CSH Covid-19 Control Strategies List co-ordinated by the Complexity Science Hub Vienna, Austria. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Intervention Categories: Environmental measures; Social and physical distancing measures; Special populations; Surveillance and response measures; Tracing and quarantining contacts; Legal and policy; Enforcement actions; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Public transport has to be disinfected every 3hrs. Prohibition of visits to homes/centers for senior citizens. Nationals or foreigners, who come from anywhere abroad, must be placed in mandatory preventive isolation for 14 days.. Any person who denies, limits or obstructs this service will be punished in accordance with the provisions of the Comprehensive Organic Penal Code (COIP)
Full details here: https://www.comunicacion.gob.ec/el-coe-limita-el-ingreso-al-pais-y-restringe-actividades-publicas-para-evitar-propagacion-del-covid-19/