UAE Records 1,000+ Coronavirus Cases For The First Time

In light of increasing numbers of businesses violating social distancing guidelines, parties, gatherings and schools reopening, the UAE recorded 1,007 cases yesterday.

1,000+ Coronavirus cases in the UAE

Combating the novel Coronavirus outbreak was quite under control last month, with the number of cases ranging between high 100’’s low 200’s, until the new academic year started and businesses gradually opening its doors this month. There’s been a steady increase in infections over the last two weeks and yesterday, the UAE’s Ministry of Health and Prevention reported a whopping 1,007 Coronavirus cases.

399 Coronavirus-related deaths

In addition to 1,007 cases, the Ministry of Health and Prevention also reported one Coronavirus-related death, taking the tally to 399.

They also confirm 517 patients recovered from the disease.

Hefty fines on shops and businesses

With Coronavirus cases increasing drastically, Dubai Police is enforcing huge fines on shops and cafes that don’t adhere to social distancing guidelines. Day To Day, one of Dubai’s popular retail outlets was fined Dhs 50,000 after announcing a sale that saw scores of shoppers descending at their store without complying to social distancing rules.

Even malls are receiving fines for violating social distancing guidelines.

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(Featured photograph credit: Dubai Media Office)

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