Nepal govt extends ongoing nationwide lockdown till June 2 – Indian Journal of Diplomacy

Nepal govt extends ongoing nationwide lockdown till June 2

Nepal government has extended ongoing nationwide lockdown till June 2. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting held in Kathmandu Sunday evening.

Earlier in the day the High-Level Coordination Committee to prevent and control COVID-19 recommended the government to continue lockdown for 15 days in view of the rising number of coronavirus cases.

Nepal has reported 295 COVID-19 cases till Sunday evening and deadly virus has claimed two lives so far.

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