15 March 2020 – Essential sectors declared for exemptions to social quarantine

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Local Government, Military, Private Sector and Businesses, Supply Chains, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: Exceptions are suspension of work activities in essential sectors of the country during the period of social quarantine.

The Executive Vice President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Delcy Rodríguez, reported that public and private sector workers who serve essential sectors, such as health, food, electricity, gas, fuel, collection and solid waste management, security, telecommunications and transportation.
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/gobierno-venezolano-exceptua-suspension-de-actividades-laborales-en-sectores-esenciales-del-pais/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Recommendations and guidelines established by the WHO to face the COVID-19 Pandemic are followed