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May 6, 2020

Lock-down pushed until May 18 & int’l flights suspended until May 31

Kathmandu:The cabinet meeting held on Wednesday has decided to push forward the ongoing lock-down until May 18 & suspend int’l flights and cross-border movements until May 31 to curb the global COVID-19.

Earlier, on Tuesday, the high-level government committee for control of COVID-19  had recommended the government to either extend the ongoing lock-down or to ease the lock-down by dividing the country into red, yellow and green zones to cope up the virus crisis.

The cabinet meeting also has decided to restrict the excessive entry of people into the Kathmandu valley in a bid to prevent the spread of the deadly virus.

The country has imposed lock-down since March 24. The total number of virus cases has soared to 82 and 22 virus cases have been cured and no fatalities are reported so far.

Now, there are total of 60 active cases of the virus.The country has already seen the 44 days.

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