16 March 2020 – State of Emergency declared

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Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; Declaring state of emergency; Significant events; First cases or deaths
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The President of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, decreed on Monday the state of emergency in Ecuadorian territory in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, which has left two dead and affects at least 56 people in the country.
Full details here: https://www.telesurtv.net/news/ecuador-declara-estado-excepcion-coronavirus-20200317-0008.html