17 April 2020 – Government authorises strict confinement in Gómez and Maneiro

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Executive Office, Health, Local Government, Military, Police and Interior Affairs
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional
Lead People/Agency: National Government and Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19

Overview: The National Government authorizes strict confinement of the inhabitants of the Gómez and Maneiro Municipalities of the Nueva Esparta State to prevent the spread of COVID-19, when outbreaks of contagion related to the 20 new cases detected in the Nueva Esparta State were detected, specifically in a Baseball School , which disregarded the quarantine established by the government to prevent the spread and spread of COVID-19.
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/gobierno-nacional-autoriza-confinamiento-de-municipios-gomez-y-maneiro-para-evitar-propagacion-del-covid-19/

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: National – academic, National – government