DUBAI: The UAE recorded one death from COVID-19 and 679 new confirmed cases on Monday, raising the total to 405 and 85,595 respectively.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention said 813 cases had recovered in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 75,086 since the pandemic emerged.
Meanwhile, a cafe was ordered to close down in Dubai’s Al-Seef area for not adhering to COVID-19 preventative measures and fines were issued to nine other establishments, including a gym, restaurant, tailor and shops.
While 668 businesses found compliant.
Dubai Economy emphasizes on the importance of following the precautionary measures and report any violation through the Dubai Consumer app.#Dubai #DubaiDED #We_Are_All_Responsible pic.twitter.com/1TMb54ryfx
— اقتصادية دبي (@Dubai_DED) September 21, 2020
Inspection teams from Dubai Economy, in cooperation with the Department of Tourism and Commerce, also issued warnings to six shops for flouting safety measures.
Dubai Economy earlier issued guidelines for government transaction centers on its official Twitter account.
Here are the precautionary measures for Government Transactions Centers to follow in order to limit the spread of COVID-19.#UAE #Dubai #DubaiEconomy #DubaiDED #DED #DepartmentOfEconomicDevelopment #Economy#We_Are_All_Responsible pic.twitter.com/s5ICurepqC
— اقتصادية دبي (@Dubai_DED) September 20, 2020
The Department of Economic Development in Ajman also temporarily closed two shopping centers “in the interest of health and safety.”
It said the centers will reopen later after ensuring they adhere to all the controls and requirements.
Elsewhere, Kuwait recorded 530 new COVID-19 cases and one death, bringing the total numbers to 99,964 and 585 respectively.
— وزارة الصحة - الكويت (@KUWAIT_MOH) September 21, 2020
In Oman, the total number of COVID-19 cases reached 93,475 after 576 new cases were reported, while seven patients died putting the death toll at 853.
— وزارة الصحة - عُمان (@OmaniMOH) September 21, 2020
Bahrain reported three deaths, taking the death toll to 224, with 713 new confirmed cases.
Out of 11438 COVID-19 tests carried out on 21 September 2020, 713 new cases have been detected among 146 expatriate workers, 563 new cases are contacts of active cases, and 4 are travel related. There were 676 recoveries from #COVID19, increasing total recoveries to 58626 pic.twitter.com/cOfKZLopEI
— وزارة الصحة | مملكة البحرين (@MOH_Bahrain) September 21, 2020