The Delta State government has announced the adjustment of the curfew earlier imposed in the State due to the COVID-19 pandemic from the earlier period of 7:00pm to 6:00am to a new period of 10:00pm to 5:30am.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Chiedu Ebie.
In a related development, the government has also approved the resumption of normal trading activities in all markets across the 25 Local Government Areas of the State.
“However, Cinemas, Bars in Hotels and Beer Parlours remain closed while restaurants and eateries are to continue to serve their customers on take away basis, even as government would not hesitate to shut them down if they are observed to be in breach of the COVID-19 safety guidelines.
“The State Government urges Deltans and residents to continue to adhere strictly to all the COVID-19 Protocols and Guidelines which include wearing of facemask, maintaining physical and social distancing as well as regular washing of hands in order to curtail the spread of the Virus,” the statement added.