Nepal: Rupandehi eases and extends lockdown
BUTWAL:- The Rupandehi administration has eased and extended the lockdown as a measure to contain the spread of coronavirus in the community level.
It is extended by a week more from coming midnight. The meeting of the district crisis management center held yesterday recommended the district security committee for easing and extending the existing prohibitory order. With this, the prohibitory order will remain in place throughout the district till midnight of September 13.
However, the traders are allowed to open the business from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm while the shops of daily essentials can remain open till 9:00 am in the morning and from 5:00 pm to 7:00pm in the evening. The press release issued by the Chief District Officer Mahadev Pant mentioned that the government offices should provide services without making crowds and by maintaining adequate safety measures. Similarly, all sorts of bank and financial institutions in the district could also provide service by avoiding crowds and maintaining adequate health and safety measures.
The industrial and supply sectors will also follow the suit, while the places of gathering as shopping complex, department store, saloon, library, swimming pool, recreational places remained closed. Conference, assembly, and seminar are also banned. In case of the transportation along the highway in the district, only essential vehicles are allowed. The vehicles used for essential supply are of medicine, food stuff, fuel, cooking gas, vegetables and fruits, milk, information and communication.