This morning, the outgoing president of Ecuador, Lenín Moreno, suffered a breakdown in his health and was unable to carry out the public activities scheduled for today, related to the delivery of credentials and the vaccination process against COVID-19.

In a national channel, President Lenín Moreno referred to the government project.

The information was confirmed by the legal secretary of the Presidency of the Republic, Johanna Pesántez , who took charge of the event to deliver the credentials of the new ambassadors from Uruguay, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, Russia, Austria, Romania and Greece.

Pesántez assured that the “loss” has been overcome, but he has to comply with a medical rest today.

The General Secretariat of Communication of the Presidency of the Republic has not detailed the state of health of the president, so far. (I)