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Nepal ends 120 days of lockdown.

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The government of Nepal ended its lockdown after 120 days. This was done after the number of coronavirus cases was declining.

On Wednesday government and private offices will reopen, and all public and private vehicles will be allowed on the road again. Malls, shops and markets will also be allowed to open. The only exception is the airport, that will open on August 1.

Information Minister Yuba Raj Khatiwada said that colleges and schools will remain closed for now. Also, public gatherings, parties,zoo, gymnasium, religious functions and parks are banned so far.

The lockdown was first imposed on March in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus. It was renewed several times.

The total number of cases is now 17,994 with 40 deaths.

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