Eid-Al-Fitr in UAE: Dubai store fined for violating social distancing rules

Dubai Economy has encouraged residents to report violations of Covid safety measures

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. A general view of Dubai Mall ahead of Eid celebrations on September 9, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Image used for illustrative purpose. A general view of Dubai Mall ahead of Eid celebrations on September 9, 2016 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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UAE- A business in Dubai was fined for not adhering to Covid safety rules, it was revealed on Friday.

According to a tweet, the consumer control and protection department of Dubai Economy fined a department store in Deira.

The fine was issued after a photo taken in the store showed non-compliance with social distancing rules.

Dubai Economy has encouraged residents to report any violations of Covid precautionary measures in businesses using the Dubai Consumer app.

The owner of a shopping centre in Ajman was similarly fined Dh5,000 on May 6 after massive crowds thronged the venue during a flash sale. Video shared by Ajman Police showed very little social distancing being followed.

 

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