24 March 2020 – Imposed nationwide lockdown

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Type of Intervention: Physical distancing
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Nepal Government has ordered a nationwide lockdown. This requires all non-essential workers to stay home and closure of schools and non-essential businesses, and severe limits on travel.

The initial lockdown was until April 7 was extended to April 15.
Full details here: https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/03/31/lockdown-virus-nepal-coronavirus-economic-crash/