Filter for Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-07-12 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Venezuela extends Covid-19 pandemic alert for 30 days
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2020-07-11 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
bans on interstate movement remain in place.
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2020-07-11 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Local quarantines remain in place.
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2020-07-11 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Educational institutions remain closed
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2020-07-11 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
non-essential shops are to remain closed
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2020-07-11 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
public gatherings are prohibited.
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2020-07-11 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Face masks must be worn at all times when not at home
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2020-07-11 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
only one member per household is permitted to leave the house for essential purposes.
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2020-06-25 In Public health measures: Mass population testing
Govt reports 1,176,156 tests carried out to date
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2020-06-15 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Domestic flights, initially scheduled to resume from Saturday, June 13, are now expected to resume in July.
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2020-06-15 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
International flights, initially scheduled to resume from Saturday, June 13, are now expected to resume in July.
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2020-06-15 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension of the nationwide lockdown, in place to limit the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), until July 12.
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2020-06-15 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Fourteen economic and social sectors to reopen.
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2020-06-13 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Commercial international and domestic flights are set to progressively resume in Venezuela from Saturday, June 13.
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2020-06-12 In Social distancing: Changes in prison-related policies
Extra anti-covid 19 protocoles introduced in prisons.
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2020-06-11 In Movement restrictions: Border checks 
Strengthrening of border checks against covid-19.
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2020-06-01 Out Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
Reopening of public transport from 7am to 5pm.
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2020-06-01 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Businesses that have reopened must provide visual indication (green, yellow, red) of the level of risk in their premises.
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2020-06-01 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Ten economic and social sectors (transports, banks, textil industry, etc.) to reopen, leading approximately 35% of the population to return to their work.
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2020-06-01 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Measure 5X10: Lockdown to be lifted for targetted sectors during 5 days, followed by 10 days of quarantine, 5 days of reopening, etc.
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2020-05-13 In Movement restrictions: Border checks 
Heightened security measures will be implemented in the country’s border areas due to a spike in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) cases in those regions.
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2020-05-12 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
30-day extension to the current state of alarm.
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2020-05-11 In Public health measures: Mass population testing
Second phase of the mass rapid testing is engaged.
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2020-05-10 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Adults older than 65 years old will be able to leave their house on Sunday 10th of May, from 8am to 12pm. Children will be able to leave their house to exercise and do physical activities from 2pm to 6pm.
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2020-05-10 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
Health screenings are reinforced at the borders with Brasil and Colombia.
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2020-05-08 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The administration of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced that the ongoing economic state of emergency (SoE) that was first introduced in January 2016 will be extended for 60 days amids theCovid-19 crisis.
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2020-04-26 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Children up to 14 years old with one adult, and teenagers up to 16 years old, will be able to leave their house to exercise and do physical activities from 10am to 6pm on Sunday 26th of April. Adults older than 65 years old will be able to leave their house on monday 27th of April, from 10am to 2pm. People are restricted to 1km around their house, must wear face mask and cannot take public transports.
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2020-04-26 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Survey aimed at gathering information on the population’s response to covid-19, through the Patria App.
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic support plan in support of the agro-industrial sector.
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2020-04-20 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Extension: The council of state remains in permanent session to coordinate the covid-19 response.
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2020-04-20 In Public health measures: Testing policy
347.000 new tests available.
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2020-04-19 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew declared between 4pm and 10am in the state of Nueva Esparta.
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2020-04-18 In Public health measures: Mass population testing
Mass testing in the cities of Maneiro and Gomez, in the state of Nueva Esparta.
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2020-04-18 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic support and basic food supply for low-income households.
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2020-04-17 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
The city of Maneiro and Gomez are quarantine and under partial lockown.
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2020-04-16 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Venezuela realised more than 200 000 tests, or 6873 test per 1 million people.
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2020-04-15 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Mass disinfection of public spaces
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2020-04-13 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
People have been instructed to wear face masks when outside.
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2020-04-12 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
The Maduro regime announced a 30-day extension of the nationwide quarantine, which bars movement between states with the exception of people that work in the transportation industry, security, healthcare, and food delivery.
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2020-04-11 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
Extension: State of emergency entended for 30 days.
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2020-04-07 In Movement restrictions: Curfews
Curfew between 4pm and 10am.
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
9 millions $ to buy medicines and equipment for hospital. Measure taken by the government of Juan Guaido, which disputes presidency with that of Nicolas Maduro.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
The council of state declares itself in permanent session to coordinate the covid-19 response.
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2020-03-18 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
All international flights are suspended until further notice.
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2020-03-17 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Distribution of 3500 protection kits for the health workers of 5 hospitals. Measure taken by the government of Juan Guaido, which disputes presidency with that of Nicolas Maduro.
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2020-03-17 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic funds to support the work of International NGOs in Venezuela. Measure taken by the government of Juan Guaido, which disputes presidency with that of Nicolas Maduro.
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2020-03-17 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Measure taken by the government of Juan Guaido, which disputes presidency with that of Nicolas Maduro.
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2020-03-17 In Movement restrictions: Domestic travel restrictions
All transports are limited to the strict minimum (i.e. buying food or medication)
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2020-03-17 In Socio-economic measures: State of emergency declared
National ’Social and Collective Quarantine’
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2020-03-17 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All public gathering are forbidden and all indoors public space should be closed.
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2020-03-16 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
All schools are closed.
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2020-03-16 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Partial quarantine expanded to entire country.
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Checkpoints within the country
military checkpoints established along roads
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2020-03-15 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
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2020-03-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
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2020-03-15 In Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
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2020-03-15 In Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
From Europe and Colombia
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