Doti extends lockdown for another month

Doti Lockdown

The ban has been extended for one month in the Doti district. A meeting of the District Corona Crisis Management Center (DCCMC) on Monday decided to extend the ban on Doti till September 16.

During the ban, all means of transportation will be allowed to operate within the district. Apart from the party palace, gymkhana, and swimming pool, all other nature shops will be open from 6 am to 7 pm in full compliance with the health standards set by the government of Nepal, said Kiran Joshi, acting chief district officer of Doti.

It is mentioned in the press release issued by the Acting Chief District Officer that it is not allowed to conduct unnecessary walks, crowds, conduct any kind of gatherings, festivals, meetings, conferences, training seminars, sports, etc., educational institutions, training centers, and tuition classes.

Prajia Joshi said that the best option is to stay safe from coronavirus infection at a time when it is increasing day by day.

As the infection of the second wave started to increase, a restraining order was added to Doti from May 4 to May 14. This is the ninth such injunction.