Venezuelan Government extends the Constitutional State of Alarm due the Covid-19 for 30 days

The Executive Vice-president of the Republic, Delcy Rodríguez, announced this Saturday that the Head of State, Nicolás Maduro decided to extend the State of Alarm in the country for another 30 days, within the framework of the States of Exception contemplated in the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic from Venezuela.

“We want to report that today President Nicolás Maduro has decided to extend the State of Alarm in the country for an additional 30 days period”, Rodríguez reported from the Simón Bolívar International Airport in Maiquetía; at the same time that she indicated that “tomorrow, Sunday, this State of Alarm will be duly published in an extraordinary official gazette”.

According to Article 338 of the Magna Carta, this mechanism is activated as a measure that empowers the Executive to make the necessary decisions in order to protect the Venezuelan people against the COVID-19 pandemic.

It is worth noting that this is one of the measures that the Bolivarian Government has taken to keep controlling this pandemic that plagues the countries of the world, and that has ended the lives of thousands of human beings.

“We are in an important battle, we have always spoken with the truth and today Venezuela can say that its curve is flattened”, said Rodríguez.

Likewise, she reiterated that the people of Venezuela must remain firm in complying with the social quarantine, as they have responded with great discipline and sacrifice to date.

The US is the epicenter of the Covid-19 pandemic

The Executive Vice-president pointed out that the country that today is the epicenter of this global pandemic is located on our continent, “and we also have neighboring countries that unfortunately have exponential curves that could affect or disrupt this process in Venezuela”.

“President Nicolás Maduro always takes timely and adequate measures so that Venezuela can emerge victorious in the control and prevention of COVID-19”, she said.

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