Venezuelan authorities reported increased sanitary measures in the capital and neighboring Miranda state due to an increase in the incidence of COVID-19.
“President Nicolas Maduro informed the presidential Commission on COVID-19 about the transition to the first level of radical quarantine in the capital district and the state of Miranda, starting from July 15, due to the increase in the number of cases and for health,” Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said in her Twitter microblog.
Earlier, the country’s authorities for the fourth time extended for 30 days the emergency regime introduced in the Republic on March 13 to combat the spread of a new type of coronavirus infection. According to the new decree, the emergency regime will continue until August 10.
According to the latest information, 9465 cases of COVID-19 were detected in Venezuela, and 89 people died from complications.