At the NI Executives daily COVID-19 update, the First & Deputy First Ministers, announced a number of restrictions that will be eased from the beginning of next week.
From Monday garden centres will be allowed to open, as will household recycling centres. These will be conditional that there is measures in place to maintain social distancing.
It was also announced that weddings can now go ahead for those who have a terminal illness, where waiting for the restrictions to ease otherwise, would not be feasible.
The Deputy First Minister went on to say that from Monday, the Executive will more move towards step one it the recover plan, and further announcements will also be revealed at the beginning of the week.