SHARJAH 22 February 2021: Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) has closed a lady’s salon and one of the major sales outlets (hypermarkets) in the Emirate of Sharjah for violating preventive and precautionary measures for Covid-19.
SEDD has intensified its role through the inspection tours and campaigns carried out by the supervision teams of the department, in cooperation with the various competent authorities in the Emirate of Sharjah to ensure the commitment of all establishments to the instructions issued by the department and precautionary measures related to the Covid-19 pandemic.
SEDD has recorded a number of violations witnessed at the closed establishments, which showed violating the commitment of preventive measures and precautionary controls, such as exceeding the capacity of the facility specified and not adhering to the social distance, said Wam.
SEDD stressed that it would not be ignored in violating any establishment that does not adhere to the procedures and controls issued by the concerned authorities in the emirate, highlighting the importance of full cooperation by the public to achieve the desired goals of the measures set to protect society during the current circumstances.
2,250 new cases, 3,684 recoveries, 17 deaths
Meanwhile, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) conducted 197,701 additional Covid-19 tests, and announced 2,250 new coronavirus cases, bringing the total number of recorded cases in the UAE to 370,425.
MoHAP also announced 17 deaths due to Covid-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,125.
The ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the family of the deceased and wished Covid-19 patients a speedy and full recovery. It called on all members of the society to cooperate with health authorities, adhere to the instructions and physical distance to ensure the health and safety of all.
MoHAP also noted that an additional 3,684 individuals had fully recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total number of recoveries to 359,697.
The ministry said the total number of doses provided stands at 5,554,342 with a rate of vaccine distribution of 56.16 doses per 100 people.