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A restaurant in Dubai, which failed to adhere to the precautionary measures related to COVID-19, was ordered closed by Dubai Economy in co-operation with the Dubai Tourism on Sunday.
Field inspectors from the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection, CCCP, Sector in Dubai Economy also imposed fines on seven gyms in co-operation with the Dubai Sports Council, in addition to a retail outlet for violating the precautionary guidelines on Sunday.
The violations, which were spotted by CCCP during inspections in Al Quoz, Al Sabkha, Al Nahda and Business Bay areas included employees’ lack of commitment to wearing face masks and non-adherence to physical distancing.
Field inspectors also warned three businesses for not placing physical distancing stickers as required.
Overall, 853 shops and commercial establishments were seen to have fully complied with the precautionary measures on Sunday.
Stressing that public health is a top priority, Dubai Economy reminded that stern action will be taken against any non-compliance with the precautionary measures found during its continuing inspections or that may be reported by consumers and the public.
The disciplinary action is meant to be a deterrent against any violation or abuse.
Dubai Economy called on everyone to cooperate and contribute to keeping the emirate’s economy moving forward in spite of the pandemic threat.
The precautionary measures have seen a gradual return to normal and safe economic activities in Dubai, leading to the opening of all sectors and the economic reset.
Dubai Economy also called on everyone to report any non-compliance to the precautionary guidelines through the Dubai Consumer app available on the Apple, Google, and Huawei stores, by calling 600545555, or by visiting the Consumerrights.ae website.
Dubai Economy imposed fines on 25 commercial establishments – 23 of them for employees’ lack of commitment to wearing masks, and 2 for breaching physical distancing guidelines.
Dubai Economy fined six commercial establishments for employees’ lack of commitment to wearing masks. The violations were spotted in outlets dealing in garments, travel and tourism, grocery, and fruit juice, chiefly in Naif and Al Bada'a.
Dubai Economy imposed fines on two commercial establishments for employees’ lack of commitment to wearing masks. The violations were spotted in a local tour organisation and sewing and embroidery shop in Naif.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation (MoHRE) revealed that approximately 5.73 million employees have subscribed to the Unemployment Insurance Scheme since it went into effect on Jan.1, 2023, up until Sept.25, 2023.
Sheikh Hamdan inaugurated the third edition of the Dubai World Congress for Self-Driving Transport and honoured the winners of the Dubai World Challenge for Self-Driving Transport.
She added that immediately after the operation, she had severe bleeding and blood accumulation in the neck, after which she was admitted to intensive care for two days.