04 April 2020 – All penitentiaries in Venezuela free from coronavirus

Type of Intervention: Specific Action, Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Corrections / Justice, Executive Office, Health
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Ministry of Popular Power for Penitentiary Services

Overview: National Government indicates that to date there have been no cases of Coronavirus in the country’s penitentiaries
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/iris-varela-no-hay-casos-de-coronavirus-en-ninguno-de-los-centros-penitenciarios-del-pais/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Learning from other jurisdictions
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government