Nationwide Lockdown Prolonged Till 15 April 2020

The government has added eight more days to the ongoing lockdown and prolonged it till 15 April 2020. A cabinet meeting held on 6 April 2020, its decision was taken. After finding the first case of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infection, the first lockdown was declared on 24 March - 31 March…

April 7, 2020  
Government Decides to Tighten Commuting

To control the risk of COVID-19, government has decided to tighten the rules of commuting from one place to other i.e. province-to-province or district-to-district. A Cabinet meeting held on 4 April 2020, it was decided to stop citizens from moving from one local unit to another and from one district…

April 5, 2020  
INSEC Contributes to the Corona Virus Infection Prevention, Control and Treatment Fund

Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) has decided to provide One Million Four Thousand Six Hundred and Fifty-Four Nepali Rupees to the Corona Virus Infection Prevention, Control and Treatment Fund established by the Government of Nepal. The contribution of INSEC into the Corona Virus Infection Prevention, Control and Treatment Fund helps…

April 2, 2020  
Lock Down Prolonged Till April 7

Government of Nepal has prolonged the nationwide lockdown till 7 April 2020 to control the spread of Corona Virus Disease (Covid-19). In a meeting of the Council of Ministers held on 29 March, they decided to extend the lockdown till midnight of 25 April. On 23 March, the disease was…

March 29, 2020  
Guidelines Released Regarding Privacy of Corona Virus Suspects

Press Council Nepal has released guidelines for media and journalists regarding maintenance of privacy of the Covid-19 suspects or infected The guidelines were released on 23 March which instructs the media to maintain secrecy while publishing or broadcasting news about Corona suspects or infected. According to the guideline, details about…

March 28, 2020  
President Bhandari Appeals The Civilians To Remain Inside

President Bidhya Devi Bhandari has appealed the civilians to stay at home to control the transmission of Corona Virus in a message released on 25 March. ‘Considering sensitivity of the current situation, the I request the civilians to stay home for the good health of themselves and their family members.’-…

March 25, 2020  
Corona Virus: Lock Down For A Week; Disobedience Results Six Months In Jail

Government of Nepal has decided to lock down the country for one week to prevent the infection of Corona Virus. In a meeting of the high level committee held on 23 March, they decided to lock down the country from 6 am of 24 March. Civilians are prohibited to leave…

March 24, 2020  
Media Centre Established To Inform About Covid- 19

Ministry of Health and Population has established ‘Media Centre’ to give uniformed information about Covid-19. The Media Centre is established so that every media portal can use it for uniformed information, informed Minister Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal. The Media Centre will conduct press meet as required to inform about the latest…

March 24, 2020  
Call to remain cautious against possible risk

The government has urged the general public to remain united against the potential risks stemming from COVID-19. Noting that there is possible risk of outbreak of novel coronavirus, the government underlined the need of collective efforts to fight against the global pandemic. Drawing a conclusion that the self-home quarantine should…

March 23, 2020  
Instruction On Giving Effective News Regarding Control And Risk Reduction Of Covid-19

Communication and Information Technology Minister, Dr. Yubraj Khatiwada has instructed the media and communication providing organizations to only on giving effective news regarding control and risk reduction of Covid-19. In a meeting with the heads of the commissions at the Ministry of Communication, Khatiwada instructed them to not create any…

March 22, 2020