Districts reeling under higher risk of COVID-19 are following the suit of government-enforced prohibitory order in Kathmandu valley to contain the spread of the second wave.
As of today, 52 of 77 districts have implemented prohibitory order, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs. Among them, partial prohibitory order has been enforced in 12 districts.
The government has entrusted the respective Chief District Officers (CDOs) with the responsibilities to issue prohibitory order on the basis of need in their districts to prevent and control the pandemic.
Previously, the prohibitory order of Monday, May 3, saw the extension to 41 from 29 districts.
Prohibitory order has been enforced in Banke, Surkhet, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kaski, Kailali, Parsa, Dang, Kanchanpur, Palpa, Chitwan, Rupandehi, Baglung, Bardia, Salyan, Sunsari, Darchula, Jajarkot, Rukuk Paschim, Dadheldhura, Jhapa, Morang and Chitwan.
Similarly, Pyuthan, Kavrepalanchwok, Gorkha, Bajura, Udayapur, Makawanpur, Bajhang, Kalikot, Syangja, Kapilvastu, Ramechappa, Taplejung, Baitadi, Nuwakot, Dhanusa, Mahottari, Dolpa, Doti, Nawalparashi East, Dailekh, Arghakhanchi and Rolpa districts also have put in place prohibitory order.
Among them, Baglung, Morang, Kavrepalanchdown, Makawanpur, Gorkha, Kalikot, Syangja, Ramechhap, Taplejung, Tanahu and Myagdi have partial prohibitory order, said the Ministry.