23 March 2020 – Presidential Commission announces hospital and ICU bed capacity

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Health
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Overview: Presidential Commission for the Prevention and Care of Coronavirus (COVID-19) announces total availability of 23,762 hospital beds and 1,213 beds for active intensive care in Venezuela
Full details here: http://www.mpps.gob.ve/index.php/sala-de-prensa/notnac/379-un-total-de-23-762-camas-hospitalarias-y-1-213-camas-para-cuidados-intensivos-activas-en-venezuela

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