Nepal extends lockdown in Kathmandu Valley till Jun 14 – Times of India

KATHMANDU: Nepal on Wednesday prolonged the lockdown in the Kathmandu Valley till June 14 as a result of spike in Covid-19 circumstances.
A gathering of the chief district officers of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur took the choice to increase the continued prohibitory orders till midnight of June 14, in line with authorities.
This is the third time that the prohibitory orders have been prolonged in the Kathmandu Valley.
The assembly of the CDOs additionally determined to let groceries and ebook retailers to stay open till 9 AM and permit building actions as properly, mentioned Prem Prasad Bhattarai, the chief district officer of Bhaktapur.
Similarly, solely the workplaces offering emergency providers will likely be allowed to stay open throughout this era. Banks will likely be allowed to open solely three of their department workplaces as beforehand determined.
The native authorities had enforced prohibitory orders in the Valley for the primary time on April 29 for per week. The ongoing prohibitory interval is scheduled to run out on June 3.
Meanwhile, Nepal recorded 5,316 new circumstances and 101 deaths associated to Covid-19 on Wednesday.
As many as 7,219 Covid-19 sufferers recovered throughout the nation in the final 24 hours.
There are at the moment 101,993 lively circumstances throughout the nation. Likewise, the Kathmandu Valley recorded 1,456 new circumstances of Covid-19 on Wednesday. Of them, 969 had been detected in Kathmandu, 306 in Lalitpur and 181 in Bhaktapur districts.
According to the newest information acquired from the Ministry of Health and Population, Nepal’s Covid-19 tally has reached 571,111.

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