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Coronavirus: Dubai fines 12 businesses for Covid-19 violations

reporters@khaleejtimes.com Filed on September 16, 2020 | Last updated on September 16, 2020 at 06.08 pm
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The inspection in the fitness centres were held in collaboration with the Dubai Sports Council.

Dubai Economy has imposed fines on 12 commercial establishments for Covid-19 violations.

This includes retail outlets in various shopping centres, sewing and embroidery shops, and fitness centres in Wadi Al Safa 7, Al Hebiah Second, and Al Rashidiya.

Lack of employee commitment to wearing masks and not taking the necessary measures to ensure physical distancing were the main violations found during the inspections. The inspection in the fitness centres were held in collaboration with the Dubai Sports Council.

The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection also issued warnings to five other establishments for not placing the physical distancing stickers as required.

Overall, inspections carried out on September 15 found that 767 shops and commercial establishments fully complied with the precautionary measures.

Dubai Economy called on everyone to cooperate and contribute to preserving the emirate's achievements made despite the major challenges posed by the pandemic globally.

The authority reminded that strict action will be taken against any violation or abuse of the precautionary measures detected by the authorities or reported by consumers and the public and has also called on everyone to report any non-compliance to the precautionary guidelines through the Dubai Consumer app available on the Apple, Google, and Huawei stores, by calling 600545555, or by visiting the Consumerrights.ae website.

reporters@khaleejtimes.com

Staff Reporter


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