The first day of lockdown in photosOn the first day of weeklong nationwide lockdown, the markets are closed and the roads are empty except for the vehicles of security personnel.
The entire country has gone on a lockdown for a week from Tuesday morning.
A meeting of the high-level committee for the prevention and control of Covid-19, led by Deputy Prime Minister Ishwar Pokhrel, took the decision on Monday evening, hours after a second coronavirus case was confirmed.
On the first day of lockdown, marketplaces and roads wear a deserted look.
Following the World Health Organization’s suggestions, mass movement of people and vehicles have been banned as precautionary measures against the spread of Covid-19.
Here are some of the photos taken by the Post's photographers from different parts of Kathmandu Valley.