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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Dubai has announced that it would allow customers into shopping malls, hypermarkets, and entertainment arenas without checking their temperatures and thermal scanners that were until now being used to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus in the emirate.
The Dubai Economy Department said that business establishments will no longer use thermal scanners and temperature checks for customers starting from Jan.1, 2021.
The DED said on Twitter, “Thermal scanners and manual temperature checks are not required anymore.
“The Valet Parking protocols, specifically the one covering the seats and steering wheel with plastic, shall be removed.”
The DED also said that the business community in Dubai still continues with the highest levels of compliance with the guidelines with zero fines, zero closures, and zero warnings.
The DED said 449 businesses were fully compliant with the precautionary measures that are set to limit the spread of COVID-19.
On the other hand, Dubai Municipality announced that it will be intensifying its inspections on various establishments across the emirate during the New Year’s Eve celebrations. The Municipality said it has devised a comprehensive plan aimed at ensuring that all sites and facilities comply with the precautionary measures in order to safeguard the health of employees and visitors to the establishments.
The inspections will cover 23 locations, including areas where the fireworks and laser shows will be taking place as well as shopping malls, hotels, restaurants, cafes, parks, salons, beaches and jogging tracks.
The video compared the health workers to superheroes who wore uniforms instead of capes.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHaP) has revealed that it is providing free COVID-19 vaccine for Emiratis and expatriates in 84 government and private hospitals and centres.
MoHAP also announced the death of three patients as a result of COVID-19 complications. The total number of deaths in the country has reached 375, it added.
The video spread like wildfire on Lebanese social networking sites, causing a state of anger, after the woman's death, calling on the concerned authorities to search for him, arrest him and impose a deterrent punishment against him.
The top prize of Dhs10,000,000 is still waiting to be won and will once again be up for grabs in the Grand Draw this coming Saturday 4 June 2022 at 9:00pm UAE time.
According to Brigadier Dr Tariq Muhammad Noor Tahlak, Director of Naif Police Station, the boy's parents had lived together in their homeland when they faced some marital conflicts, and the mother decided to come to Dubai with her son.