The government has decided to extend the lockdown till June 14 (Jestha 31) to prevent the spread of Corona virus (Covid-19) infection. However, the modality of lockdown may change during this period.
At the same time, the government has decided to close all flights till June 30. “The decision to close the international border till June 30 has been taken to postpone the movement in the border area till June 30, 2020,” Minister Khatiwada said, who is also the spokesperson of the government.
The cabinet meeting held on Saturday has directed to discuss the modalities of lock-down in the high-level coordination committee on COVID-19 and make a recommendation to the cabinet. After the meeting, government spokesperson and Finance and Communications Minister Dr. Yuvaraj Khatiwada said that the risk of corona is not less, adding that where there is a risk, we will be strict. Where the risk is low, there may be some loosening.
According to spokesperson Khatiwada, the government has entrusted the Corona Prevention and Control High-Level Committee to decide on changing the modalities of lockdown. The government has been cracking down on the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19) as a global epidemic since March 26, 2020.
According to Khatiwada, the government has decided to hold talks with the two countries to check the movement of the border in accordance with the standards of the World Health Organization. Concluding that the risk of corona infection is increasing, the government has extended the lockdown till June 14 as recommended by the high-level committee.