As the Covid-19 cases are spiking in Maharashtra, the government is trying to ensure that through any step, the cases just get curb. With a spike in Covid cases across the express, the region organization in Aurangabad on late Sunday night forced a "halfway lockdown" from March 11 and April 4. The choice to force a halfway lockdown was taken after evaluating the COVID-19 circumstance in the area by Collector Sunil Chavan, Municipal Commissioner Astik Kumar Pandey, Police Commissioner Nikhil Gupta, and Superintendent of Police Mokshada Patil. 

"The fractional lockdown in Aurangabad region will come into power from March 11 and will proceed till April 4," authority Chavan said on Sunday night "Markets will stay shut on Saturdays and Sundays, however fundamental administrations will work on nowadays. Wedding services won't be permitted to be held at work lobbies and feast corridors during this period to abstain from swarming. However, the office of enrolled marriage will be open," he added. 

This is what will remain open and what will stay shut during the halfway lockdown from March 11 to April 4 in the Aurangabad locale: 

• The organization has chosen to close Jadhavwadi market in Aurangabad city for seven days from March 11.

• Schools, and all instructive different establishments will remain shut. 

• All places of interest, Ajanta and Ellora caverns, will remain shut on Saturdays and Sundays. 

• Mall and film lobbies will remain nearby on ends of the week. 

• Political, strict, social gatherings, walks will be restricted. 

• Restaurants and lodgings can work at 50% of their seating limit till 9 pm consistently and individuals can arrange food from them till 11 pm. 

• Marriages will not be permitted to be held in work corridors during the lockdown time frame. 

• Factories and enterprises can work however their representatives should go through RT-PCR tests.