02 February 2020 – Information and prevention measures increased at airports

Type of Intervention: Advisory, Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Issuance of Second Official Communiqué by the Ministry of Health on COVID-19, indicating that to date there have been no cases in the country, indicating that the corresponding measures are being taken for the declaration of an emergency of public health interest of importance. International decreed by the WHO, increasing information and prevention measures for the population and health control in airports.
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/276-segundo-comunicado-oficial-coronavirus-ncov-2019

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: The recommendations established by the World Health Organization are followed