Ecuador from June 1 to partially restore the commercial passenger air travel. This was announced on Friday, the Minister of internal Affairs Maria Paula Romo.

"In the first stage can be resolved only 30% of the number of flights, which in normal times was carried out using each of the airports" she said in a speech, a fragment of which was published in Twitter by the government.

Earlier, the authorities of the South American republics declared that a mandatory condition for entry into the country will become the reference on the absence of a coronavirus infection, indicating the result of the PCR test, issued no later than 72 hours prior to arrival.

The government of Ecuador confirmed its first case of infection by the coronavirus on February 29. To date, the country registered more than 35 thousand cases of infection, more than 3 thousand people died. The authorities indicate that about 2 thousand deaths could also be caused by the effects of coronavirus.

5 may President Lenin Moreno extended the state of emergency imposed in the country on March 16, an additional 30 days. However, some measures were weakened. So, in the regions where the epidemiological situation allows, partially resumed the work of commercial establishments and public transport. At the same time continue to prohibit public events, not school work, limited intercity.