12 February 2020 – Sanitary control measures at international airports in Venezuela

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Immigration, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: International travel measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Government and Ministry of Health

Overview: Sanitary control measures at international airports in Venezuela are reinforced, the Ministry of Popular Power for Health extends sanitary control measures installed at the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía, La Guaira State, to all
International airports in Venezuela (La Chinita International Airport-Zulia State, Santiago Mariño-Nueva Esparta State, Arturo Michelena International Airport-Carabobo State and Bolívar State). The measure includes isolation areas at airports if necessary, as well as health centers to attend suspected cases of COVID-19, if there is a possible complication.
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/291-refuerzan-medidas-de-control-sanitarios-en-aeropuertos-internacionales-de-venezuela

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government, International – other
Evidence/Justification: Evolution and behavior of cases presented in China and indications of the World Health Organization