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Somaiya Saad, Staff Reporter
The Dubai Municipality closed four establishments and fined other four on Saturday, while 25 received warning notices for their failure to comply with the precautionary and preventive measures against COVID-19. This was during field visits carried out by the municipal inspectors who visited 194 establishments of which 161 were found meeting the public safety requirements and fully adhering to the preventive measures.
Generally, the rate of commitment to the precautionary measures of the visited establishments reached 98 per cent, the Municipality said.
Dubai Economy said that during the month of February, 10 businesses were closed, 93 were warned and 246 were fined for not following precautionary measures set to limit COVID-19.
Dubai Economy emphasizes on the importance of following the measures and report any violation.
Dubai has been clamping down on activities barred due to coronavirus.
In February, the authorities have issued fines up to Dhs50, 000 to multiple entities for breaking COVID-19 rules.
Dubai Police fined two yacht operators, desert camp organisers and a private party organiser 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 closed a salon and three food establishments for their failure to comply with the precautionary and preventive measures against COVID-19.
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.
Dubai Municipality has announced that it will continue to implement the community initiative “Senior Citizen Gardens” by creating more gardens in 15 homes during 2019. Meeting the criteria set for such gardens, the initiative has proved to be successful by positively impacting the health of senior citizens by enhancing their happiness and integration into society.
The second phase of the expansion of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant at a cost of Dhs1.3 billion has been completed by Dubai Municipality with the capacity of 375,000 cubic metres of water for this stage, thus taking the combined capacity of Warsan and Jebel Ali plants to about 1 million cubic metres. There is a possibility of future expansion of three more stages.
No cause was given for Mondale's death, according to reports citing a statement from his family. Mondale served as vice president under Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1981.
In addition to the new cases, 1, 854 individuals recovered, three people passed away.
These devices are used in hunting birds by attracting them through sounds, as they lead to the gathering of birds in large numbers before nets are set up to trap the birds.