24 March 2020 – Greater mobility restrictions introduced in the Capital region

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health, Local Government
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: Regional (Capital Region)
Lead People/Agency: Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: A special plan comes into effect in the Capital Region after increasing the positive cases of Covid-19 in Venezuela to 84.

The entry into force was ordered from the night of March 23, a Special Plan for the Capital Region (Miranda state, La Guaira and Capital District), which entails greater restrictions on mobility to cut the Covid-19 transmission chain, as part of the collective and radicalized social quarantine.
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/384-entra-en-vigencia-plan-especial-en-region-capital-tras-aumentar-a-84-los-casos-positivos-de-covid-19-en-venezuela

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 – government