SURKHET, May 14: The prohibitory order enforced in Surkhet district as a precautionary measure to contain the second wave of Covid-19 has been extended by two weeks.
The prohibitory order has been extended till the midnight of May 29 as per the recommendation made by the District Covid-19 Crisis Management Center (DCCMC).
A meeting of DCCMC held on Friday took a decision to recommend further extension of the prohibitory order, according to the Chief District Officer Chhabilal Rijal.
The District Administration Office, Surkhet first issued the prohibitory order on April 17. The DAO maintained that there was no alternative to enforcing prohibitory order for the containment of the virus which is raging across the country.