Authorities on Sunday announced partial lockdown in Aurangabad, Maharashtra will be imposed from March 11 and full lockdown on weekends due to surge in covid-19 cases. Malls and weekly markets will be shut, weddings and public functions disallowed and restaurants will have to be shut at 9 pm, according to official reports.
The district is currently under partial lockdown and a night curfew is imposed from 11 pm to 6 am. The restrictions are set to end on March 8. Aurangabad has a tally of 52,103 infections while the death toll stands at 1,284. On Friday, the district added 459 cases to its cumulative total.