14 March 2020 – Government makes 4,800 beds available in diagnostic centers

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Government and Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: The National Government makes 4,800 beds available in 572 Comprehensive Diagnostic Centers (CDI), which will complement the 46 sentinel hospitals that will treat cases diagnosed with Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Full details here: http://www.minci.gob.ve/dispuestas-4-800-camas-en-572-cdi-para-atender-contingencia-epidemiologica/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Following WHO guidelines, the aim is to increase the response capacity to possible cases of COVID-19