According to the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim the public places would operate within the hours of 6am to 9pm daily.
Pastor Nsirim stated that night clubs and bars as well as Oil Mill Market and Slaughter Market, Oginigba remain closed.
He said that all the reopened public places must adhere strictly to the Covid-19 protocols or face severe sanctions.
The Commissioner for Social Welfare, Mrs. Inime Aguma said Government reviewed the compliance of citizens as it relates to Executive Order 16 on the conduct of marriages in the State.
Mrs Aguma stated that henceforth, applications for marriages must be accompanied with an affidavit stating that there would be no reception.
According to her, a fine of One Hundred Million Naira awaits defaulters of the Extant Regulations.
She added that Local Government Chairmen are to be held responsible if they fail to monitor compliance in their various areas.
The Commissioner for Health, Professor Princewill Chike said that Council also reviewed issues regarding public burials during the Covid-19 period.
According to him, all public burials in the State are to be conducted in line with the Official Gazette of the State which stipulates that not more 50 persons are allowed at such ceremonies.
Professor Chike stated that henceforth, families applying for burials must provide death certificates and an affidavit that they must adhere strictly to all Covid-19 protocols.
He said defaulters would be liable to a fine of One Hundred Million Naira while Local Government Chairmen are to ensure that the directives are complied with in their various areas.