26 March 2020 – First death from COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Advisory, 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: Venezuela registers 107 cases of COVID-19 and confirms the first deceased

The Executive Vice President of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, reported on Thursday that the number of positive cases for COVID-19 rose to 107 and confirmed the first death due to the pandemic in Venezuelan territory.
Full details here: http://vicepresidencia.gob.ve/venezuela-registra-107-casos-de-covid-19-y-confirma-el-primer-fallecido/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government