Home Covid-19 Dubai fines 5 businesses, warns 7 for flouting Covid-19 measures The violations were spotted in establishments located in Hor Al Anz and Naif areas by Zainab Mansoor October 8, 2020 Dubai Economy imposed fines on five commercial establishments, during inspections conducted by its Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) Sector. Four were penalised for employees’ lack of commitment to wearing masks and one for violating physical distancing guidelines. The violations were spotted in establishments located in Hor Al Anz and Naif areas, and their activities included general trade, building contracting, automotive spare parts trading, and electrical wiring works, official news agency WAM reported. Field inspectors continued visits to a number of open markets and shopping centres across the emirate on October 6, to ensure adherence to Covid-19 precautionary measures. The field inspection teams also warned seven other businesses for not placing the physical distancing stickers as required. Overall, inspections revealed that 731 shops and commercial establishments fully complied with the precautionary measures. Dubai Economy called on everyone to cooperate and contribute to keeping the emirate’s economy moving forward. Any non-compliance reported either by consumers or unearthed during inspections will be treated with a stern hand, Dubai Economy reiterated. Reports can be filed through the Dubai Consumer app, website or by calling 600545555. The UAE recorded 1,046 new infections and one death on October 7. The registered infection count has now reached 101,840. Read: GCC Covid-19 update: UAE reports 1,046 cases; 817 infections confirmed in Oman Tags Businesses Covid-19 protocols Dubai Economy Inspections Retail 0 Comments Share Tweet Share Share You might also like Majid Al Futtaim to hire 3,000 Emiratis to support UAE government’s Nafis programme Why retailers must offer a robust omnichannel model to customers Carrefour opens new AI-powered checkout-free store in Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates Does this decade hold the keys to a circular economy?