RAUTAHAT, JUNE 2
The District COVID-19 Crisis Management Control Committee meeting today decided to extend the prohibitory order by one more week and to implement the order more effectively from the midnight of June 2 in Rautahat.
The meeting chaired by coordinator of the committee, also the Chief District Officer Indra Dev Yadav decided to extend the prohibitory order for the fifth times even though the COVID-19 infection rate was gradually decreasing.
Yadav said that the committee decided to extend the prohibitory order as the infection was yet to come under control completely.
Issuing a notice, Rautahat District Administration Office said that the prohibitory order was extended till midnight June 9.
The DAO has urged all the district dwellers to follow the administration notification strictly. The locals have been requested to help the administration to control the pandemic.
CDO Yadav said that the prohibitory order was imposed to bring the virus under complete control. He said that the prohibitory order had to be implemented strictly.
According to the DAO, people will be fined Rs five lakh and slapped one-year jail term or both if they violate the prohibitory order. The district dwellers have to follow the prohibitory order compulsorily otherwise action will be taken.
A version of this article appears in the print on June 3, 2021, of The Himalayan Times.