The government has decided to impose odd-even rule on public and private vehicles from Thursday to control the COVID-19 pandemic. The rule is enforced in the Kathmandu Valley and the districts with more than 200 active cases.
The public and private vehicles except the ones used for essential services will have to comply with the odd-even rule, the Home Ministry said issuing a statement on Wednesday. Similarly, all passenger buses entering the federal capital, Kathmandu, will be prohibited from 7:00 pm to 7:00 am.
Home Ministry Spokesperson Chakra Bahadur Budha said that there will be no vehicles operating in the districts with over 200 active cases of coronavirus from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am. He added that those violating the safety standard set by the Home Ministry and Health Ministry will face stringent action.
Movement along the country's border except for the authorized persons is banned as per government decision. The press release issued by Ministry Spokesperson stated that gathering, party, seminar and other group activities in hotel and restaurants are prohibited from Thursday.
The respective district COVID-19 Crisis Management Center can impose lockdown considering the risk of infection.
Published Date: Wednesday, Shrawan 21, 2077, 21:03:00