As coronavirus-infected cases in the UAE have been increasing lately, UAE authorities have updated the list of COVID-19 fines, reminding citizens and residents that provided failing to adhere to precautionary measures will be a reason for penalty.
The full list of updated fines includes:
Repeat offenders will be referred to as the Crisis and Emergency Prosecution and will be subject to a criminal trial.
Dr. Al Hosani confirmed that 88 percent of the latest infected cases in the UAE were due to gatherings and people failing to follow quarantine protocols. It was said to avoid public places if possible and follow precautional measures.
Also, it was urged to stay for home quarantine if you were in close contact with the confirmed case. And after 14 days to undergo a test on COVID-19 to be sure that there is no infection.
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