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August 10, 2020

CCMC asks govt. to postpone resumption of flights for 15 days

 

Kathmandu airport

Kathmandu: The high-level Covid-19 Crisis Management Center (CCMC) has recommended the government to postpone the resumption of flights and long-distance public transport for 15 days.

The CCMC decided to ask the government to defer the plans for resumption of domestic and international flights from August 17 due to the increasing risks of Coronavirus in the country.

The government had eased nationwide lockdowns after four months. However, the spike in Covid-19 is posing a greater risk for the people.

The CCMC decision also affects earlier government decision to start school admissions and college examinations from August 17.

The CCMC decision also asked financial instructions including banks to make only 50% of staff work in rotation for the next 15 days.

The decision also urged the government to further tighten the cross border movement of the people to curb the spreading spree of the deadly contagion.

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