Nepal’s Nuwakot into lockdown from today
TRISHULI: In view of heightening the risk of coronavirus infection, people’s mobility and public service delivery have been heavily cut down in all local levels of Nuwakot.
A meeting of the Crisis Management Centre on Thursday decided to ban the operation of public vehicles in the district until another notice and also to completely stop entering other vehicles except those carrying most essential goods and the ones with a pass into the district. Centre’s coordinator and Chief District Officer Jhanka Nath Dhakal informed the center also decided to ban entrance of all types of vehicles except ambulance into the district from 8.00 pm to 6.00 am. The center also took the decision to ban movement of people and vehicles along both the road departed from Kolpukhola Bridge at Belkotgadhi municipality-5, shut down all tea shops, hotels, lodge and restaurants except the hotels arranged for quarantine, stop public gathering in the religious sites and ban cultural procession, fair and conference until further notice.
The meeting also directed the schools to adopt alternative learning methods. CDO Dhakal informed that the centre has also decided to urge all the government, private and non-government offices within the district to close all the services except the most-essential services from August 9 until another notice as per the service operation and management process and service delivery guideline