The Aurangabad city collector, Sunil Chauhan told the media that the lockdown which was to be imposed from March 31 till April 9 has been cancelled.
“We have discussed with NGOs, other organizations and political associations, it was also discussed with the government and the lockdown which was scheduled from 12:00 pm till April 9, has been canceled,” he said.
Lockdown which was to be imposed from March 31 in Aurangabad, has now been cancelled. We had submitted a proposal regarding lockdown to the government. Revised guidelines will be presented soon: Sunil Chavan, District Collector, Aurangabad (30.03)#Maharashtra pic.twitter.com/jF3PumPqzO
— ANI (@ANI) March 30, 2021
Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Maharashtra registered 27,918 new COVID-19 cases and 139 deaths in the last 24 hours, as per the state health department notification.
With these fresh cases, the cumulative count of COVID-19 infections in the state reached 27,73,436, while as many as 23,77,127 people have recovered from the disease so far. The state currently has 3,40,542 active cases, while the death toll has mounted to 54,422 in the state.