May 30, 2020/Kathmandu-
The Nepal government has decided to extend the lockdown until June 14, as coronavirus cases rise.
A Cabinet meeting held on Saturday evening, at Prime Minister’s residence in Baluwatar took the decision.
The decision was taken as the earlier set lockdown period was expiring on June 2.
The number of COVID-19 cases has drastically soared to 1,401 with seven fatalities till the date.
Also, the Cabinet has extended the halt in domestic and international flights until June 27.
The country is reeling under more pressure of Coronavirus control and prevention as thousands of migrant workers are returning back amid hardship.
The latest calamity was in a quarantine camp in Dailekh district of Karnali province.