Nepal government decided to extend nationwide lockdown till 7 April
Kathmandu. Nepal government decided to extend its nationwide lockdown till midnight 7 April, and to continue the ban on all domestic and international flights till 15 April.
Cabinet made decision on recommendation of the Coronavirus Control High-level Task Force headed by Defence Minister Ishwar Pokhrel based on the WHO criteria of a safe 14 day incubation period for the virus.
Nepal government have first announced only a weeklong nationwide lockdown so as to soften the blow on the public.
Cabinet meeting also decided to allow into the country hundred of Nepalis stoped on the Indian border for the past four days and also advised all Nepalis still in India to remain where they are for now.