KATHMANDU, May 9: The district administration offices (DAOs) in 63 of the 77 districts in the country have enforced prohibitory orders to break the chain of coronavirus spread.
According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, 53 districts have enforced prohibitory orders in the entire district while 10 others have implemented the orders in the affected sites.
Banke, Surkhet, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kaski, Kailali, Parsa, Dang, Kanchanpur, Palpa, Chitwan, Rupandehi, Baglung, Bardiya, Salyan, Sunsaari, Darchula, Jajarkot, Rukum West, Dadeldhura, Jhapa, Morang, Gulmi, Pyuthan, Gorkhka, Bajura, Udayapur and Bajhang district have enforced the prohibitory order.
Likewise, such order is in place in Kalikot, Syangja, Kapilbastu, Nuwakot, Dhanusha, Arghakhanchi, Baitadi, Dailekh, Mahottari, Dolpa, Doti, Nawalparasi East, Rolpa, Mugu, Bara, Siraha, Nawalparasi West, Dolakha, Achham, Humla, Dhading, Rautahat, Sankhuwasabha and Sarlahi districts.
The districts which have enforced the orders only in the affected areas include Kavre, Parbat, Makawanpur, Ramechhap, Taplejung, Myagdi, Ilam, Tanahun, Sindhupalchowk and Dhankuta, the Home Ministry said referring to its reports received till Sunday afternoon.
Earlier, the Council of Ministers had given the responsibility to the local administration to enforce prohibitory order if a rural area has more than 200 cases of coronavirus and an urban area 500 such cases.