Another Dubai restaurant shut down for not following Covid-19 rules

Nine shops were also fined as staff were not wearing masks and social distancing measures were not adhered to

  
Empty seats and tables are seen in a restaurant after its reopening at 30% capacity, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates May 13, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Empty seats and tables are seen in a restaurant after its reopening at 30% capacity, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates May 13, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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A restaurant in Dubai's Al Safa 2 area was shut down for not following Covid-19 preventive measures, authorities announced today.

"Dubai Economy closed a restaurant in Al Safa Second area for not adhering to the precautionary measures, specifically social distancing," Dubai Economy said in a tweet.

Nine shops were also fined as staff were not wearing masks and social distancing measures were not adhered to, DED said. Sixteen other shops were warned for not applying enough social distancing stickers.

As many as 762 businesses were found compliant, the authority said.

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