14 April 2020 – National quarantine measures extended in Bolivia

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Financial and Economic
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Finance/Economy, Health, Military, Police and Interior Affairs
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President Jeanine Áñez

Overview: The national quarantine is extended until April 30th. An evaluation will be conducted in 7 days to assess the possibility of relaxing measures in specific areas. A “universal” monetary transfer is added to favor the population that is unemployed or work independently.
Full details here: https://www.la-razon.com/nacional/2020/04/14/la-cuarentena-se-amplian-hasta-el-30-de-abril-pero-habra-una-evaluacion-en-7-dias/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Evidence/Justification: For the first time, the President mentioned a “Scientific Advisory Group” that recomended the extension of the quarantine. However, no evidence (the number of cases, the situation of the hospitals or the situation of specific population tha will be benefited with the bonus) is given to endorse her decision.