High-level committee recommends to govt to extend lockdown, Cabinet to take final decision
KATHMU, May 5: The high-level authorities committee fashioned to stop comprise the novel coronavirus illness (COVID-19) has advisable to the federal government to proceed the continuing lockdown.
A gathering of the committee held on the Prime Minister’s Official Residence in Baluwatar concluded that the lockdown must be prolonged preserving in thoughts the rising COVID-19 circumstances. The assembly was presided over by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
“We have advisable to the federal government to increase the continuing lockdown. The Cabinet will take a call on the extension of the lockdown presumably tomorrow,” Narayan Prasad Bidari, secretary on the Prime Minister’s Office, who can also be a member of the coronavirus prevention management committee, instructed reporters Tuesday night. However, he didn’t share what number of days the lockdown will likely be continued for.
A Cabinet assembly to be held on Wednesday is anticipated to increase the lockdown a minimum of for an additional week, in line with sources aware about the event. The nationwide lockdown that was first enforced on March 24 is coming to an finish on Thursday, May 7. As of in the present day, the nation has 82 COVID-19 circumstances with 16 recoveries.
Today’s high-level committee assembly additionally determined to make all efforts to cease the unfold of coronavirus. “We mentioned the measures at present being enforced to stem the novel coronavirus expressed satisfaction over what has been finished thus far towards this finish. It is for positive that the lockdown will likely be prolonged in order that we may hold our folks secure,” stated Secretary Bidari.
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