COVID-19: Four crowded eateries in Dubai shut down

25 warnings issued for flouting Covid safety rules

  
A safety sign is seen at the entrance of a restaurant in Mall of the Emirates after the UAE government eased a curfew and allowed stores to reopen, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates May 5, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose.

A safety sign is seen at the entrance of a restaurant in Mall of the Emirates after the UAE government eased a curfew and allowed stores to reopen, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates May 5, 2020. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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The Dubai Municipality has shut down four food establishments in Al Barsha for flouting Covid safety rules.

The civic body said the eateries did not implement adequate social distancing between patrons. Mask rules were flouted as well.

According to the civic body's daily Covid inspection report, it inspected 194 shops on the day. About 25 warnings were issued, while 83 per cent of the shops had implemted all Covid safety rules.

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