The district administration has decided to close resorts and farms in rural areas.
Also, in cases where people infected with Kovid-19 want to benefit from home isolation, it is mandatory for their family members to be fully vaccinated, said Aurangabad Collector Sunil Chavan in a statement.
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It also said that the leave of government employees and semi-government employees has been canceled.
The decision to stop the spread of COVID-19 was taken after a meeting of district task force members and medical experts on Wednesday.
According to the notification, district hospitals have been directed to test COVID-19 patients undergoing surgery.
Family members of a COVID-19 patient in home isolation should also be quarantined at home, it said.
Video recordings will be made in hotels to prevent crowds, the statement said, adding that the administration has decided to ban the ‘Hurda’ party (gatherings held by people every year during the winter season in rural areas).
According to the release, party hall operators must give a written assurance that the number of people attending an event will not exceed 50.
They have also been directed to inform about their upcoming bookings at their function, Deputy Commissioner of Police Ujjwala Bunker said.
As of Wednesday, 120 new cases of coronavirus and two deaths had been reported in the district, bringing the number of infections to 1,50,159 and the death toll to 3,658.
So far, 1,46,229 people have recovered from the disease, while there are currently 272 active COVID-19 cases in the district, according to official data.
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