Nepal has 17,414 active cases as of Wednesday afternoon.
KATHMANDU, Sept 23: The Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) has recommended the government to enforce lockdown measures if the number of active cases of COVID-19 surpasses 25,000.
A meeting of the Incident Command System under the MoHP on Wednesday made the recommendation to the government to this effect.
“The services and activities that cannot adhere to safety protocols must be shut for at least a month in view of the spiking numbers of COVID-19 cases,” said Dr Jageshwar Gautam, spokesperson for the MoHP.
According to the latest data from the MoHP, Nepal has 17,414 active cases as of Wednesday afternoon.