28 March 2020 – Venezuela boosts COVID-19 testing volume

Type of Intervention: Advisory
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures; Detecting and isolating cases; Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: The Executive Vice President announced the massification of the offensive process against Covid-19 through the Extended Personal Screening (DAPE) with the application of the first 500,000 rapid tests, which places the country as the first in Latin America in the application of tests. by number of inhabitants .
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/393-venezuela-detecta-seis-nuevos-casos-de-covid-19-en-las-ultimas-24-horas-para-sumar-119-contagios

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government