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Dubai shuts down three businesses for violating COVID-19 rules

Dubai has ordered the closure of three establishments for violating COVID-19 protocols.

The Dubai Municipality said that this is part of their inspection campaigns on establishments to make sure that they are following health standards.

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“The total commitment rate reached 99 per cent, the number of inspection visits reached 2,378, 3 establishments were closed, and 23 warnings were made,” the municipality said in an announcement.

The three establishments include 2 salons in the Al Karama area due to overcrowding. One restaurant was also ordered closed in Al Barsha 1 for not practicing to social distancing.

For the month of February, 10 businesses were ordered closed, 93 were given warnings and 246 were fined.

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Dubai authorities reiterate the need to follow the protocols to curb the spread of the virus.

Fines for violating protocols could reach as high as Dhs50,000 like what happened last month.

Two yacht operators were fined for organizing parties and violating COVID-19 rules last February. (TDT)

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