17 March 2020 – Social quarantine comes into effect

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Civil Defence, Education, Executive Office, Foreign Affairs, Health, Military, Private Sector and Businesses, Police and Interior Affairs, Tourism, Transportation
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidency of the Republic and Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: Since March 17 the 23 states of the country and capital district enter into social quarantine
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/350-presidente-maduro-anuncia-que-este-martes-todo-el-pais-entra-en-cuarentena-social

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: World Health Organisation, National – government