Clampdown on Dubai outlets for serving guests after hours


Dubai Economy's Commercial Compliance & Consumer Protection (CCCP) department has fined 49 restaurants, cafes and cafeterias for allowing dine-in visitors after 1 A.M.

Restaurants are only allowed to deliver orders after 1 A.M.

The rule is part of precautionary measure introduced to contain the spread of COVID-19.

The violating restaurants and cafes were mostly concentrated in Al Karama, Jumeirah, Satwa, Al Muraqabat and Al Riqqa.

Inspections teams from Dubai Economy also issued fines to four stores in Mirdif City Centre during the recent three-day super sale for non-compliance with the precautionary guidelines of wearing face masks and maintaining social distance.

Dubai Economy will continue to inspect commercial establishments in the emirate to ensure compliance with the precautionary measures.

Dubai Economy has called urged  consumers to report any violation of the precautionary measures via the Dubai Consumer App on it's website or by calling 600545555.

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