All Covid restrictions lifted in ValleyBut people have to abide by basic health protocols like mask wearing.
All Covid-19 related restrictions in the Kathmandu Valley have been lifted, effective from Saturday, following a large drop in coronavirus cases, officials said on Friday.
Ghanshyam Upadhyaya, chief district officer of Lalitpur, said a decision has been taken to fully allow all political, economic, social, educational and other professional activities.
“But people have to abide by basic health protocols like wearing masks,” said Upadhyaya
The decision was taken by chief district officers of Kathmandu Valley—Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.
Nepal on Friday recorded 126 Covid-19 cases, a drop from the highest 12,300 daily cases recorded on January 20, according to the Health Ministry.
Nepal had imposed the first nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020, which was lifted on July 21 of that year.
The country imposed a second lockdown on April 29, 2021. The stay-home order was lifted after four months on September 1.
Nepal, with a population of 29.19 million, has logged 1.11 million infections with 11,945 deaths since the pandemic began.