Caracas residents were filmed wearing protective masks after the government announced the first two cases of coronavirus in the country on Friday.
Vice President Delcy Rodriguez said they were two Venezuelan citizens: a 41-year-old woman who travelled to Italy, the US and Spain and a 52-year-old man who returned from a trip to Spain.
«Just today when I left [home], I grabbed the mask just in... Еще case,» said Franklin Rodríguez, a Caracas resident.
«This is something what we should had been educated about long ago. But well, since this appeared, because of the emergency it will have to be applied,» said Luis Suarez, another resident.
More than 140,000 people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide since the outbreak began in January 2020.