Coronavirus: 13 outlets shut for flouting anti-Covid measures in Dibba

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Dibba Fujairah - Up to 186kg of unfit and expired foods were seized.


A Staff Reporter

Published: Sun 28 Feb 2021, 3:51 PM

A total of 13 outlets were closed down last month by the Dibba Fujairah Municipality for flouting the health rules and protocols put in place to stymie the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.

Up to 186kg of unfit and expired foods were seized as part of the intensive raids launched across the city, said Hassan Salem Al Yamahi, director of Dibba Fujairah Municipality.

“As many as 123 trade entities were also booked,” he pointed out. “These included 37 outlets that did not observe the mask and social distancing rules, while 86 were fined for violating other preventive regulations.”

Warning letters were issued against 122 establishments. Twenty other outlets were warned for not following the preventive measures against Covid-19.”

Staff inspectors launched 153 raids against male salons and female beauty centres last month, Al Yamahi said.

“Eighteen male salons and 12 women's beauty centres were fined,” he revealed.

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