The Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP), Sector in Dubai Economy conducted 673 inspection visits in a number of open markets and shopping centres across the emirate.
During the visits Dubai Economy imposed fines on 22 commercial establishments, 19 of them for employees’ lack of commitment to wearing masks and three for breaching physical distancing guidelines.
Six of the violating establishments were bodybuilding gyms and they were fined in cooperation with the Dubai Sports Council.
The violating businesses were from different locations including International City, Al Murar, and Ayal Nasir, in addition to a number of shopping centres. The field inspection teams also warned two other businesses for not placing the physical distancing stickers as required. Overall, inspections yesterday found that 649 shops and commercial establishments fully complied with the precautionary measures.
The UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention carried out over 72,388 additional COVID-19 tests in the country which uncovered 851 new cases.
It also announced the recovery of an additional 868 individuals from the virus and one COVID-19-related death.
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September 28, 2020