26 February 2020 – Travellers from high-risk countries to be inspected by doctors

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: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Tracing and quarantining contacts
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: Currently, every traveler who enters the country and who presents any symptom of respiratory affection, is reviewed by the doctors who are in the different terminals. Now, at the immigration control points, the countries that the passengers have previously visited will be investigated in depth. Thus, those who come from these nations will be attended by doctors from the Ministry of Health, regardless of whether or not they have any symptoms.
Full details here: https://www.comunicacion.gob.ec/ecuador-contara-con-un-hospital-para-atencion-exclusiva-del-coronavirus/