The Doti Lockdown has been extended by seven days as the risk of coronavirus, covid-19 remains high in the district.
A meeting of the District Covid Crisis Management Center on Sunday decided to extend the ban from last August 2 to August 8 as per the suggestion of health workers.
Acting Chief District Officer Kiran Joshi informed that legal action would be taken against the person violating the injunction except for urgent work. This is the ninth time the ban has been extended in the district.
The center has decided to operate internal public transport, open shops from 6 am to 8 pm, and allow banks and financial institutions to operate every day from 10 am to 1 pm following health standards.
The development works and the means of transportation used in them will be able to operate according to the standards.
The notice states that hotels, restaurants, salons, beauty parlors, gym halls, and any crowded events will not be allowed during the ban.
The number of active corona infections in the district has reached more than 1,400 and 11 people have lost their lives so far.