5 Dubai businesses fined for staff's failure to wear masks

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Inspectors also warned 10 establishments for their failure to place physical distancing stickers as required. Overall, 711 establishments were found to fully comply with the precautionary measures being implemented against COVID-19 and enhance awareness among the public on limiting the impact of the pandemic. — WAM photo
Inspectors also warned 10 establishments for their failure to place physical distancing stickers as required. Overall, 711 establishments were found to fully comply with the precautionary measures being implemented against COVID-19 and enhance awareness among the public on limiting the impact of the pandemic. — WAM photo

DUBAI — Field inspectors of Dubai Economy, the retail regulator in the emirate, on Thursday fined five commercial establishments for the lack of commitment on part of the employees to wear face masks.

No outlet, however, was ordered to be closed during the inspections.

Inspectors also warned 10 establishments for their failure to place physical distancing stickers as required. Overall, 711 establishments were found to fully comply with the precautionary measures being implemented against COVID-19 and enhance awareness among the public on limiting the impact of the pandemic.

Dubai Economy called on everyone to cooperate and contribute to preserving the emirate’s achievements made despite the challenges posed by the pandemic globally. Dubai has seen a gradual return to normalcy and safe economic activities thanks to the directives of the leadership. 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. — WAM


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