As some changes in the present modality of lockdown was being expected with fall in official number of coronavirus-infection cases, the government on Tuesday made a surprise move to lift the lockdown altogether.
To begin with, the Cabinet on Monday announced resumption of all flights from August 17, which was aided by the decision to resume tourist activities and long-haul transport services on Tuesday. Government Spokesperson, Minister Yubaraj Khatiwada then informed the media that the lockdown will see an end starting midnight Tuesday.
However, despite the end of the lockdown, the government has decided that a few activities will still face temporary ban while a few more activities will be added to the ‘functional’ list.
Services that will resume operations from July 30, in addition to pre-existing services:
Recreational activities including parties, seminar, receptions/banquet and other public gatherings continue to face restriction
Resuming operations from August 17
Here are the services that will remain inactive until further notice: