Kathmandu: Nepal government’s meeting of the Council of Ministers on Sunday evening has extended the nationwide lockdown until May 7 by adding ten more days.
This is the third time that the government has imposed lockdown to curb the global COVID-19 pandemic.
The government decided to extend the ongoing lockdown in order to contain the risk of the Coronavirus as Nepal is not yet free from the risk of the deadly contagion.
Nepal has already recorded a confirmed 52 cases and there is increasing trend in spread of the virus among the people although 16 persons infected with the deadly virus have been cured.
Nepal now is sustained with 36 active cases of the Coronavirus and no fatalities have been reported so far.
A meeting of Chief District Officers (CDOs) of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur on Sunday…