Lockdown to continue until May 7
On Sunday 17th May, a meeting of the Council of Ministers held today has decided to extend the nationwide lockdown to snap the chain of coronavirus transmission till June 2. The current stay-at-home order was to end tomorrow, 18th May.
Firth times, the government of Nepal on Wednesday 6 May decided to extend the nationwide lockdown until 18th May 2020, which has been in force since March 24. A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Wednesday decided to extend the lockdown period by 11 days, until May 18 midnight.
Forth times the government on Sunday 26 April decided to extend the nationwide lockdown, which has been in force since March 24, by 10 days.
A meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday decided to extend the lockdown period by 10 days, until May 7 midnight.
Likewise, the government has also extended the ban on crossborder travel until May 13 to prevent the transmission of Covid-19.
Third times, the government has decided to extend the ongoing nationwide lockdown, which is in its 22nd day, until April 27.
A Cabinet meeting on Tuesday decided on the extension to stem the spread of coronavirus, which has so far infected 16 people in Nepal, including three Indians.
The sudden rise of Covid-19 cases in the country prompted the government to extend the lockdown by 12 days, a minister told the Post. This is the third time that the lockdown, which came into force on March 24, has been extended.