Nepal on Wednesday extended the suspension on all domestic and international flights until June 14 to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic as the number of infected cases in the country increased to 427.
A meeting of the high-level government committee for the prevention and control of COVID-19 took a decision to this effect.
The committee concluded that the flights needs to be halted until mid-June keeping in mind the rising number of COVID-19 cases.
The countrywide lockdown imposed in the country since March 24 will remain effective till June 2.
So far, 2 persons have died of the disease in the country.
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