Along with extending the ongoing lockdown till May 18 (Jestha 05), government has also decided to close the international airlines and international border with two countries till May 31 (Jestha 18). There were suggestions for opening lockdown in different modality but the council of ministers meeting has decided to increase the lock down to maintain further safety. The government has said as there are no enough tests done and the number of infected person is increasing, so the lockdown need to be increased.