29 February 2020 – Epidemiological fence remains activated and health sector prepared for coronavirus cases

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration, Local Government, Tourism
Intervention Categories: Planning and strategy
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health

Overview: Venezuela reinforces activation of an epidemiological fence against COVID-19 and identification of hospitals by states in the country to deal with possible cases of COVID-19
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac?start=136

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – government
Evidence/Justification: Increase in cases worldwide and appearance of the first case in Latin America