The traffic light classifies the cantons in three colors based on the number of infected in each region or municipality. This norm was decreed by Lenín Moreno, President of Ecuador. At this time, there are a total of 82,279 coronavirus positives and 5,532 deaths.
The Cantonal Emergency Operations Committee (COE) analyzes and studies each canton before announcing the decision to change a canton’s traffic light. Currently, only these cantons have managed to reach the green light: Daule, Salitre, Naranjito, Marcelino Maridueña and Lomas de Sargentillo (Guayas); Mocha (Tungurahua), Suscal (Cañar), Aguarico (Orellana) and Sevilla de Oro (Azuay).
Circulation July 30
The cantons with the green traffic light they can circulate five times a week. This Thursday, July 30, the cars do it with the plates finished in 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 0. Registrations ending in 1, 3 and 9 cannot circulate this Thursday.
The cantons with the yellow traffic light, the vehicles that can circulate are those that have the last number of the registration in par although they have to respect the curfew from 23:00 to 05:00. Less in Quito that starts at 9:00 p.m.
The cantons with the Red light No vehicle can circulate and the citizens of these cantons will have to stay home to prevent the virus from spreading. However, private cars with license plates finished in 6, 7, 8 and 0. They can circulate this Thursday, July 30 to buy food or drugs. The curfew is from 6:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Vehicles in the food production, marketing and distribution chain, health and hygiene are allowed to leave any day. Also vehicles for hospital staff, doctors and nurses.