Governor Robert Agarobe outlined a number of things listed under the new COVID-19 measures.
This includes liquor ban on weekends and the set-up of checkpoints at Bautama, 14-mile, Laloki amd Porebada.
He said these checkpoints will be manned by Central Provincial Transport Authority.
Provincial Administrator Francis Koaba said the province reported 26 positive cases, but they need data into these cases, in order to develop their COVID-19 strategy.
Meantime the Governor said the Astra-Zeneca vaccine is not compulsory.