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Lockdown Extended For 11 Days, Till May 18

Considering the threat of spread of COVID-19, the meeting of the Council of Ministers held today at the PM’s residence, Baluwatar, decided to extend the lockdown until May 18, said Surya Thapa, press advisor to the PM.

The lockdown was supposed to end on May 7.

The meeting of High Level Coordination Committee (HLCC) to combat COVID-19, held on May 6 in presence of PM KP Sharma Oli had concluded that lockdown was being effective to check the spread of the novel coronavirus in Nepal and there was need to extend the lockdown.

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