Quarantine threatens to deepen Venezuelan crisis as roadblocks snarl food supplies
Tuesday, 17 March 2020 Roadblocks across Venezuela snarled the transportation of goods on Tuesday and businesses in the capital Caracas reported that food deliveries failed to arrive, in signs that a national coronavirus quarantine could worsen a humanitarian crisis.
Two Florida Keys residents ignored orders to quarantine after testing positive for COVID-19. Now, they have ended up in jail as of Wednesday night, reports Newser. Jose Freire Interian, 24, and Yohana Gonzalez, 26, were charged with violating isolation rules. Quarantine and violating emergency management disaster preparedness rules were in place. A Monroe County Sheriff’s Office spokesman says Interian and Gonzalez were kept isolated.
As the coronavirus spreads, Business Insider reports voluntary or involuntary home quarantines could become commonplace. Hundreds of people in the US and thousands around the world are already living..