Restrictions will not apply to people who work in the health, emergency services, garbage collection, security, food production, and export sectors.
Ecuador will hold the second presidential elections runoff on April 11. The state of emergency in these territories cannot restrict political participation. Local electoral authorities must take measures to guarantee the electoral process.
On Thursday, the COVID-19 vaccination campaign started for police officers, teachers, the Military, and other sectors.
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