Kathmandu, April 6: The Government has decided to extend the lockdown period by another one week, till April 15.
A meeting of the Council of Ministers held today took a decision to this effect.
The government has prohibited citizens from stepping out of their houses until April 15 with essential works being the exception.
With a view to combating COVID-19 a day after the second case was detected in Nepal, the government had announced weeklong lockdown on March 24 and this was again extended by a week on March 30, which was to end on April 7, tommorow.
The government has prohibited citizens to step out of their houses until April 15 with essential works being the exception.
The decision was taken in line with Infectious Disease Control Act 2020.