Quito has presented a decrease in cases of COVID-19 and with that it has expanded the capacity in different activities.
As of January 9, 2022, Quito ceased to be on orange alert and became a yellow epidemiological traffic light.
This is because, according to Francisco Viteri, Secretary of Health, there is a drop in the incidence of positive cases, from 62% to 42%.
Here we tell you what you can and cannot do in Quito.
- The use of face mask in public spaces is still compulsory. If you don’t comply, you pay one $100 fine.
- The mask is also mandatory in the public transport.
- All establishments (with regulated capacity) must request a vaccination card with a complete schedule for you to enter.
- The Pico y placa does not change and remains the same.
- And the capacities are as follows:
- Cinemas and theaters 60%
- Shopping malls including food courts 75%
- Supermarkets and markets 75%
- Banking Agencies and Cooperatives 70%
- Restaurants: in exteriors 80%; in interiors 70%
- Non-contact activity gyms 75%
- Auditoriums, conventions, receptions and banquets of a social nature: in exteriors 80%; in interiors 70%
- Auditoriums corporate and academic tourist accommodation: in exteriors 85%; in interiors 80%
- Bars, clubs, tolerance centers and nightlife fifty%
- Training centers and gyms contact activities 50%
The authorities carry out a fortnightly evaluation of the epidemiological state of the city and can maintain or change these measures. (AVV)