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Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
Dubai has issued fines to 8 establishments for not adhering to COVID-19 guidelines.
The Dubai Media office tweeted, “Dubai Economy warns 6 establishments and fines 8 others over the past 24 hours for not adhering to the precautionary measures set to limit COVID-19.”
Dubai has been clamping down on activities barred due to coronavirus.
The authorities have issued fines up to Dhs50,000 to multiple entities for breaking COVID-19 rules.
Last week, Dubai Police fined two yacht operators, desert camp organizers and a private party organizer for COVID-19 violations.
The health experts have issued rules and regulation for holding social gatherings in the UAE.
The officials said people should not hold social gathering of more than 4 people without facemasks.
Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, Lt Gen Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, in January urged everyone to follow the precautionary measures and social distancing guidelines to curb the spread of the virus.
The authorities have urged everyone to report any violation of COVID-19 guidelines with the police or the Dubai Consumer Application.
The Dubai Municipality said that the total commitment rate reached 98 per cent in the emirate, the number of inspection visits reached 2,393, 2 establishments were closed, and 35 warnings were made.
The UAE said on Tuesday that it has administered 93,846 more doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the past 24 hours and in the process has crossed the 2 million mark.
Dubai Media Office said, “The Dubai Police, in cooperation with Dubai Tourism, shuts down a desert camp that organised a private gathering while violating Covid-19 precautionary measures."
“Members of the Indian community who wish to visit the Consulate for any consular services are advised to avoid such visits unless absolutely necessary. They should, instead, make use of the various electronic platforms offered by the Consulate without having to physically visit the office."
Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Sharjah Media Council (SMC) Sheikh Sultan Bin Ahmed Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, on Wednesday inaugurated the 21st edition of the Sharjah International Narrator Forum (SINF).
Mrs Pillay’s husband, Mahesh, bought the winning ticket under her name and split the ticket cost with his 10 Indian, 1 Lebanese and 1 Filipino colleagues from Rais Hassan Saadi, a shipping and freight company in Dubai.
The health ministry stressed in a statement on Wednesday its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.