The epidemiological situation in Quito is not stable because coronavirus infections continue to grow. The capital has 76,331 confirmed cases and, for that reason, the mayor of Quito, Jorge Yunda, affirmed that the Metropolitan Emergency Operations Committee (COE) accepted the decisions of the Ministry of Health days ago.
Among the new restrictions we find a new schedule for the marketing and sale of alcoholic beverages. From January 22 to February 7, the sale of alcohol is prohibited from 10:00 p.m. to 06:00 a.m. from Friday to Sunday. Failure to comply with this measure entails a fine of 50% of the unified basic salary. Instead, food and beverage merchants can sell alcohol as a food supplement.
The following economic activities remain suspended: discos, bars, tolerance center and nightlife centersto. In addition, the Today Circula Plan has been modified, as of today it will not be possible to circulate in the Metropolitan District of Quito from 23:00 to 04:00 hours.
The vehicular circulation is maintained according to the last plate number. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, plates ending in odd; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, odd plates; Sundays and holidays, free movement and without time restrictions. In the Metropolitan District of Quito, he will continue teleworking, except for essential activities or those that have to be carried out in person.
“The measures are based on appealing to the conscience and responsibility of each of the three million Quito residents. At the gates of the vaccine, losing a loved one would be unfortunate, let’s not relax, ”Yunda concluded in his appearance.