14 April 2020 – Virology laboratory installed on Venezuela-Colombia border

Type of Intervention: Specific Action, Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Foreign Affairs, Health, Immigration
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: National Government and Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus COVID-19

Overview: Venezuela installs a virology laboratory for the detection of COVID-19 on the Colombian-Venezuelan border (Táchira State), as measures for the monitoring, control and prevention of COVID-19.
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/venezuela-instala-en-la-frontera-laboratorio-con-alta-tecnologia-para-la-deteccion-gratuita-de-covid-19/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Scientific Evidence (e.g. academic paper, report)
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government