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Biratnagar goes on lockdown again for two weeks

Biratnagar, July 31 The Biratnagar Metropolitan City has imposed a lockdown in the city again, for two weeks starting Friday midnight. Mayor Bhim Parajuli says the city government decided to go on the lockdown concluding the Covid-19 infection has reached the community level there. A meeting of the City Covid-19 Crisis Management Centre made decided […]

Nepal lockdown ends officially, but some restrictions still prevail

Kathmandu, July 21 The government of Nepal on Tuesday has announced that the lockdown imposed to control the Covid-19 outbreak in the country will officially end from midnight today. However, some restrictions will still prevail as the risk of Covid-19 infection still exists. The cabinet meeting held on March 23 had decided to impose the […]

Nepal begins sending back migrant workers who were back home for vacation

Kathmandu, July 2 The government has begun sending back its citizens who had come home from their work abroad before the lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak began in late March. Kumar Raj Dahal, the director-general of the Department of Foreign Employment, says the system of issuing re-entry labour permits has begun. It will […]

Nepal may relax lockdown in districts with less than 100 cases from Sunday

Kathmandu, June 5 The government is likely to relax lockdown measures imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak in the country by Sunday, starting off with the districts that have recorded less than 100 cases. It is highly likely that a cabinet meeting to be held by Sunday will make a decision to this effect. Of […]

Nepal extends lockdown until June 14, flight suspension June 30

Kathmandu, May 31 Amid demands from stakeholders including the Ministry of Health that the government change the modality of the nationwide lockdown imposed to control the coronavirus outbreak in the country, the government has decided to extend the restriction until June 14. However, the government has said it is open to any change in the […]

Coronavirus outbreak has already spread across Kathmandu, warn experts

A 29-year-old woman, who used to live in Tokha of Kathmandu, died of Covid-19, on Thursday last week in Dhulikhel Hospital; it was the first fatal Covid-19 case in Nepal. The woman used to run a vegetable shop in Balaju of Kathmandu until three months ago. On May 5, she was rushed to Tribhuvan University […]