20 March 2020 – Law for Prevention, Containment and Treatment of Infection by the Coronavirus approved

Type of Intervention: Regulation
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Health
Intervention Categories: Legal and policy; New initiatives
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Chamber of Deputies

Overview: The Prevention, Containment and Treatment Law was enacted by the National Assembly, prioritizing the use of resources to combat the pandemic, the provision of free drugs and the provision of monetary resources to students with disabilities in public schools.
Full details here: http://www.diputados.bo/prensa/noticias/c%C3%A1mara-de-diputados-aprueba-proyecto-de-ley-para-la-contencion-del-coronavirus

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: For the benefit of all families and for the well-being of all Bolivians