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INFOGRAPHICS: 48 districts have partial or complete lockdown

August 24, 2020

My Republica, August 24, 2020

KATHMANDU: Amid the rising number of novel coronavirus cases (COVID-19), most districts across the country have enforced lockdown.

Partial and complete prohibitory orders have been imposed by the respective district administration offices depending upon the situation of COVID-19 of late.

Of the 48 districts, 35 have imposed lockdowns throughout the district while 13 have gone for partial orders in specific area of local units where there is high risk of viral infection, according to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA). Two other districts – Nuwakot and Kapilvastu--have suspended the services delivered by the district administration offices.

Most of the districts that share their southern border with India have been witnessing prohibitory order for at least one week.

The chief district officers (CDOs) are authorized by the government to issue the orders as per the Local Administration Act 1971.

List of the districts that have complete lockdown:

  1. Arghakhanchi
  2. Baitadi
  3. Banke
  4. Bara
  5. Bhaktapur
  6. Chitwan
  7. Dadeldhura
  8. Dailekh
  9. Dhankuta
  10. Dhanusha
  11. Dolakha
  12. Gorkha
  13. Gulmi
  14. Kailali
  15. Kalikot
  16. Kanchanpur
  17. Kaski
  18. Kathmandu
  19. Lalitpur
  20. Mahottari
  21. Nawalparasi (West)
  22. Palpa
  23. Parsa
  24. Pyuthan
  25. Ramechhap
  26. Rautahat
  27. Rupandehi
  28. Sankhuwasabha
  29. Saptari
  30. Sarlahi
  31. Sindhupalchowk
  32. Siraha
  33. Sunsari
  34. Syangja
  35. Tehrathum

Districts which have enforced prohibitory order in particular areas

  1. Baglung
  2. Darchula
  3. Dhading
  4. Jajarkot
  5. Jhapa
  6. Jumla
  7. Makwanpur
  8. Morang
  9. Nuwakot
  10. Rukum West
  11. Surkhet
  12. Tanahu
  13. Udayapur

Where DAOs suspended their services

  1. Kapilvastu
  2. Nuwakot

Source: https://myrepublica.nagariknetwork.com/news/infographics-48-districts-have-partial-and-complete-lockdown/