The revival of the commercial sector, certain industries and resumption of projects of construction were authorized in several cities that still stand with the traffic light in red health emergency.
Basin , which continues with these restrictions- has the authorization of the Operations Committee Emergenci to (COE) National for the operation of industrial, commercial and industry construction .
40 construction companies , 80 firms affiliated with the Chamber of Industries and some stores in the Mall del Río began operating in this city since the morning of Monday, May 18, 2020.
In Manta and Portoviejo (Manabí), which are still in the red, construction projects were also approved . This was confirmed by the Minister of Government, María Paula Romo , during today’s national network.
In Quito , he added the minister, is also authorized activities of construction, the textile industry and logging.
The curfew schedule also changes in the cantons in yellow: it will run from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. and will take effect from May 20, 2020. This measure seeks to give people more time to carry out their activities – such as food or medicine purchases and paperwork at banks – and thus avoid crowds , Romo said.
These are the measures that apply to the yellow cantons:
The cantons that started in yellow last week ( Palora , Santiago de Méndez and Daule ) will be joined from this Wednesday, May 20, Guayaquil , Calvas , Loja , Lago Agrio , El Triunfo , El Pan , Sevilla de Oro , Pablo Sexto , Samborondón and Chinchipe. There it governs:
– Telecommuting : Return to work with a minimum of 50% of staff at a time. Shift organization.
– Symptom monitoring protocols for employees.
– Outpatient care for all specialties.
– Curfew from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
-Urban and inter- parish transportation is authorized with a maximum occupancy of 30% per unit.
– Vehicle circulation of 2 days per week; Sunday traffic prohibited.
– Commercial activity may operate with a maximum capacity of 30% of its capacity.