A female interior designer was given a Dhs10,000 fine by Dubai Police for organising a house party without any concern to COVID-19 precautionary measures and public safety.
Dubai Economy also urged everyone to report any non-compliance to the precautionary guidelines through the Dubai Consumer app available on the Apple and Google stores, by calling 600545555, or by visiting the Consumerrights.ae website.
6 of them were in the retail sector, two trading in readymade garments, four in textiles and fabrics, and one in each from the perfumes, mobile phones, electronics, and computers trade. Two gyms were also fined.
The Ports Police Station of the Dubai Police issued 721 violations against beachgoers for flouting Resolution No. 38 of 2020 issued by the Attorney General of the United Arab Emirates on enforcement of penalties for violations following Cabinet Resolution No. 17 of 2020 to contain the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19.
The violations were spotted in various establishments dealing in retail, general trade, customer service, textile and fabric, perfumes, pharmacy, grocery, shipping, and computer equipment, across shopping centres and in Al Muraqqabat, Al Daghaya, and Al Ras.
Field inspectors from the Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) Sector in Dubai Economy continued their visits to a number of open markets and shopping centres across the emirate yesterday to make sure that commercial establishments commit to the precautionary measures against COVID-19.
Dubai Economy imposed fines on eight commercial establishments - seven of them for employees’ lack of commitment to wearing masks and one for breaching physical distancing guidelines.
Authority has confirmed that the grace period granted to the UAE residents to rectify their residency statuses would end next week, corresponding to Sunday (Oct.11), adding that fines would begin to take effect from Monday, Oct.12.
The police stated that Article 27 (b) of the Federal Traffic Law stipulates that the perpetrators of acts that may lead to "lack of clarity of vehicle licence plate numbers" will be fined Dhs400.
The two restaurants and the barbershop were closed because workers did not wear masks, gloves and head coverings, and they did not commit to taking the vaccine and conducting periodic checks according to the instructions issued by the competent authorities.