30 January 2020 – A thousand additional beds to cater for possible COVID-19 cases

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: The Ministry of Health announces it will allocate an additional 1000 beds in hospitals across the country for possible COVID-19 cases.
Full details here: https://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?pid=S2237-96222020000100100&script=sci_arttext&tlng=en

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government