Dubai Economy violates 74 commercial establishments for not adhering to the precautionary measures to combat Covid-19

Dubai Economy revealed that its commercial control and consumer protection sector, at the end of the week, violated 74 commercial establishments for not adhering to the precautionary measures to combat the “Covid-19” virus and limit its spread, the most important of which is wearing masks, maintaining physical distance, and adhering to working hours in restaurants, whether In open market stores or commercial centers, a fitness club was closed in the Abu Hail area, in coordination with the Dubai Sports Council, due to the lack of commitment to the spacing between sports equipment, in addition to the failure of trainers to wear masks.

Dubai Economy confirmed that society’s commitment to preventive measures, including the various components of the private sector, is the basis of efforts to combat the epidemic, and that complacency in their application is an explicit violation of the law, as there will be no leniency with violators, in accordance with the provisions of the law and the regulatory frameworks that have been approved in this regard. In applying the precautionary measures, there are negative repercussions on the great efforts made by the Dubai government to protect society and limit the spread of the Corona virus and besiege it in the narrowest possible scope until it is completely eliminated.

The inspection team has violated 57 restaurants, cafes and cafeterias to serve meals inside the place after the permitted hours, as well as shops engaged in various commercial activities, including: a men's salon, mobile phone trade and its supplies, sewing men's clothing, retail trade, an administrative office, and a men's fitness club And supermarkets, where the violation of these stores came against the background of their non-compliance with wearing masks. The violating stores were located in the open markets in the areas of: Al Murar, Ayal Nasser, Al Nahda, Al Qusais, Hor Al Anz, Al Muraqqabat, Al Karama, Al Mamzar, Al Bida’, Al Souk Al Kabeer, the Commercial Center, Al Jafiliya, Al Barsha, Al Raqqa, International City, Al Hudaiba, Al Daghaya, Oud Maitha, Al Quoz and in the malls. Three stores in the malls were warned for not placing posters. Physical distancing.

Dubai Economy indicated that, by continuing its tours in cooperation with various partners, it will focus its inspection campaigns on commercial centers and places that may witness a turnout from the public, in order to ensure the safety of society, stressing that the necessary measures will be taken regarding violations and abuses that are monitored or reported. by the consumers and dealers, while the department appealed to merchants to adhere to precautionary measures such as wearing masks and applying physical distancing.

The Economic Department called on the public to report any cases of violations of the precautionary measures, through the Dubai Consumer App available on Apple, Google and Huawei stores, or by calling 600545555 or via the website.

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