04 May 2020 – Public offices to gradually reopen after random testing returns zero positive cases

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Guidance, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Public Sector
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Reopening schools; Reopening offices, businesses, institutions, and operations; Allowing domestic travel; Planning and strategy; Creation of or release of plans
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: President

Overview: The president of the republic, Luis Lacalle Pou, held a press conference through the Vera Tv page for all the media in the interior, where he announced that this Tuesday, attention will be resumed to the public in different public offices in our country.

The president said that the random tests that were done in the construction were received and that the positive results were zero. “A random test system was carried out in construction, exceeding 430 tests and the result we had last night is that there are zero assets, zero positives in these cases,” said Lacalle.
Full details here: https://www.montevideo.com.uy/Noticias/Con-un-protocolo-sanitario-el-gobierno-reabrira-la-atencion-publica-en-distintas-oficinas-uc751845

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Type of Justification: No justification given
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Random testing of 400+ construction workers has returned zero positive cases