Ecuadorians who return to the country on humanitarian flights authorized by the government must comply with Mandatory Preventive Isolation (APO) for at least fourteen days at a site designated by the authorities, even if they are negative in the COVID-19 test that the Ministry of Public Health will take (MSP) upon arrival.
Adult travelers with respect to themselves or the parents or guardians of each minor must pay the costs of their stay at the place of accommodation designated by the authorities (facilities will be provided for payment).
According to the Protocol for entering the country, during the validity of the state of emergency, of children and adolescents who are outside the country without their parents or legal guardians, pregnant women, people with disabilities and the elderly established by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Public Health (MSP) will organize the administration of the test to anyone who comes to the country according to current regulations.
Even if the laboratory test gives a negative result, the traveler must comply with the APO established by the MSP. In the event that the traveler gives a positive result, the traveler must abide by the provisions of the health authority, which may include isolation or medical treatment, among other measures.