The Eastern Integral Defense Strategic Region (Redior), through Operational Zones 51, 52 and 53, reinforced the special citizen control device on the main roads of the Anzoátegui, Monagas and Sucre states.
Major General César Méndez López, commander of the Redior, reported that in the third consecutive week of radical quarantine, 174 road closure and return points were reinforced, “in order to establish health controls and restrictions ordered by the Ministry for defense , to avoid the contagion and spread of covid-19 ".
He indicated that in the highway axes of these eastern states, access to freight transport for the health, food and public services sector is prioritized.
He said that within the framework of the Operation Bolivarian Safe Health Shield, this week will only allow the operation of commercial establishments dedicated to the pharmaceutical, health, food, bakeries and supplies sectors.
Restrictions for extra-urban public transport are maintained throughout eastern Venezuela, the military authority said.