Latin American Ecuador will hold a new presidential election on the 7th of this month.
On February 1st local time, the National Electoral Commission of Ecuador released the latest pandemic prevention tips on polling day.
On the day of the general election, the national polling stations will be open to voters from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Voters entering the polling point must wear masks, disinfect their hands, and keep personnel in the polling stations more than 2 meters.
Safe distance, no food and drink, in principle, voters should arrive at the polling station according to the recommended time according to the end number of their ID card to vote.
In addition, people with suspected symptoms of COVID-19 and confirmed cases within 14 days before the polling date should avoid going to the polling station.
This part of voters can submit a formal test report or medical certificate to the Election Commission as valid proof that they are unable to vote.
Affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the overseas voting of this year’s Ecuadorian general election will also be affected by different pandemic prevention policies.
At present, Panama, a Central American country, has announced that Ecuadorian citizens in Panama are prohibited from going to the Ecuadorian Embassy in Panama for a gathering vote on the 7th.
In New York, the original four polling stations have been cut to three due to local pandemic restrictions.