64 people arrested in the UAE for violating health guidelines

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Officials in the UAE have arrested 64 people who were infected with COVID-19 and did not follow the health and safety guidelines.

According to the Ministry of Interior (MoI), the accused came in contact with other people, who consequently contracted the virus as a result.

Legal action will be taken against the defendants, who’ve been referred to the Public Prosecution.

Authorities have clarified that failing to complete the 14-day quarantine period and violating health and safety laws issued by the UAE government may result in imprisonment or a fine.

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