The Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and opposition factors signed a collaboration agreement with the aim of jointly fight against COVID-19, the Sector Vice-president of Communication, Tourism and Culture, Jorge Rodríguez, reported on Tuesday.

“Everything that can be done, everything that President Maduro and the Bolivarian Government can do to strengthen the fight against COVID-19, have no doubt that we will do it”, the Vice-president emphasized in a statement from the Palacio de Miraflores in Caracas.

The agreement was initialed by the People’s Power Minister for Health, Carlos Alvarado; Dr. Julio Castro, adviser to the Venezuelan opposition; and Dr. Gerardo de Coscio, representative of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) in Venezuela.

The Foreign Minister of the Republic, Jorge Arreaza, celebrated the signing of the agreement and affirmed that “the health of the People is above any difference”.

“Good news for everyone. The Bolivarian Government of Venezuela and a sector of the opposition G-4 [opposition coalition that groups together four political organizations] sign an agreement to coordinate joint actions and seek financing to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. The people’s health is above any difference”, said the diplomat on his Twitter account @jaarreaza.

The Venezuelan Government, until this Tuesday, has confirmed 1,819 cases of COVID-19 throughout the country.


People’s Power Ministry for Foreign Relations of Venezuela