One-week curfew clamped in Kathmandu Valley

District administration offices of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have decided to impose one-week curfew across the valley, the most populated urban centre in the country, beginning tomorrow midnight to August 26 to break the chain of COV- ID transmission

Aug 19, 2020
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District administration offices of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur have decided to impose one-week curfew across the valley, the most populated urban centre in the country, beginning tomorrow midnight to August 26 to break the chain of COV- ID transmission.

A meeting of chief district officers of all three districts held in Kathmandu today took a decision to this effect to exercise powers conferred by Section 6 of the Local Administration Act-1971.

Movement of people and vehicles except those on emergency duty (ambulance, hearse, four-wheelers of security agencies and transportation and delivery services related to drugs and medical oxygen, drinking water, milk, foodstuff and vegetables, cooking gas and garbage), gatherings, meetings, religious assemblies and social activities will be banned. The ban will also be applicable to public transport.

Security chiefs of Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur were also present at the meeting, which lasted till 9:30pm. With the enforcement of the curfew order, all services except essential ones will remain shut, stated a release by Kathmandu DAO.

No one shall be allowed to operate education institutions, tuition centres, training centres, language classes, party palaces, cinema halls, entertainment centres, salons, beauty parlours, spas, swimming pools, hotels, restaurants, gymnasiums, libraries, museums, zoos and places that witness crowds.

https://thehimalayantimes.com/kathmandu/one-week-curfew-clamped-in-valley/
 

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