Covid-19: Dubai Police fine 443 for not wearing masks at malls
17 gatherings were found violating mandatory precautionary measures
A total of 443 fines were issued by Dubai Police to mall-goers found to be in violation of Covid-19 protocols this month.
An advisory by the Dubai Media Office noted that the fines were issued to people who were found to not be wearing masks, during the authority's inspections of five malls across the emirate.
A further 1,569 people were issued warnings, while 17 gatherings were found to be in violation of Covid-19 precautionary measures.
.@DubaiPoliceHQ has issued 443 fines for not wearing a mask, 1,569 warnings and found 17 gatherings in violation of the precautionary measures to limit the spread of Covid-19, while assessing 5 malls across #Dubai during the month of January 2021. pic.twitter.com/QadHNnez05— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) January 28, 2021
City authorities have ramped up inspections amid a surge in new daily infections across the country.
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