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Coronavirus COVID-19 Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa Kathmandu lockdown Nepal lockdown extension News

Lockdown could extend by a week

Lockdown could extend by a week


KATHMANDU: An underway assembly of the Council of Ministers is presently reviewing the two-week lengthy lockdown, the time period of which matures on April 7, and the measures taken to curb the unfold of the pandemic.

It is probably going that the assembly will announce additional extension of the nationwide lockdown with the rise in variety of individuals contaminated with the novel virus.

Home Minister Ram Bahadur Thapa has hinted at an extra extension of the lockdown by yet another week, in tadem with the three-week lengthy lockdown imposed by the federal government of India.

In an interview with Rastriya Samachar Samiti — the state owned information company — Thapa stated discussions are ongoing on extension of the interval of shutdown. “A choice will likely be taken on this regard inside a day or two,” the house minister was quoted.

On Saturday, a gathering of the High-Level Coordination Committee for the Prevention and Control of COVID-19 had additionally mentioned a term-extension.

Following the detection of three new circumstances on Saturday, together with the primary regionally transmitted case, authorities introduced additional measures on Saturday to deal with with the difficulty. Saturday’s cupboard assembly determined to provoke rapid-testing in Kailali, Kanchanpur and Baglung districts; monitoring and controlling of motion throughout all ranges; and to expedite means of procuring and disseminating essential protecting equipments for well being staff.

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