07 May 2020 – Ministry of Health develops municipality risk index to inform dynamic quarantine

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Health
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: The Ministry of Health is the main responsible of the communication. The Minister of Public Works had an unusual involvement in media communication.

Overview: The Ministry of Health announces the risk level of the municipalities (high, medium, or moderate) based on the construction of an index that combines epidemiological and population indicators. The objective is to facilitate the decision of the territorial governments so that they can regulate the “dynamic quarantine” from May 10.
Full details here: https://www.minsalud.gob.bo/contactos/u-g-e-s-p-r-o/8-institucional/4144-indice-de-riesgo-municipal-covid-19-en-bolivia

Type of Justification: Quantitative indicators disagregated at the municipal level. No report or analytical paper mentioned.