The recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Dubai has resulted in authorities taking strict action against violators. Earlier this week, the Dubai Police issued fines worth Dhs50,000 to a number of individuals who hosted a private party on a yacht, while also disobeying coronavirus SOPs, including no social distancing and no masks in sight. Now, Dubai Police has shut down a desert camp after it arranged a private event, in which Covid-19 safety measures were not being followed either.
Dubai Media Office uploaded a video which has now gone viral. In the clip, guests at the camp were seen without masks and in close proximity to each other, once again violating Covid-19 guidelines. Dubai Police sought help from Dubai Tourism to shut down the camp.
The operator was fined Dhs50,000, while each participant was given a penalty of Dhs15,000. On another occasion this week, the Dubai Police issued a Dhs50,000 fine to a group of individuals who were caught hosting a party in an apartment in Dubai. Each attendee was also issued a fine worth Dhs15,000.
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