The Ecuadorian Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday that the country is approaching 70,000 cases of coronavirus, while authorities in the capital, Quito, have asked state authorities to take more restrictive measures to contain the pandemic.
In particular, Ecuador has confirmed 1,111 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours, bringing the country’s total to 69,570 positive. In addition, 5,130 fatalities as a result of COVID-19 were verified in the Latin American country.
As a result, the Metropolitan Council of Quito has passed a resolution that is aimed at urging the Emergency Operations Committee (COE) of Ecuador to take more restrictive measures in the capital, where the number of illnesses is recovering Restrictions relaxed.
“It is important that certain clear measures to defend life and health be imposed after a clear economic reactivation,” said Quito Deputy Mayor Santiago Guarderas, who proposed the resolution, as reported by the local newspaper. ‘Trade’.