DUBAI: The UAE on Wednesday recorded 1,083 new cases of COVID-19 and one death, bringing the total to 87,530 and 406 respectively.
The Ministry of Health and Prevention said 970 cases had recovered in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total to 76,995 since the pandemic emerged.
Meanwhile, Dubai Economy said it issued four fines to shops Al-Rigga and Al- Muraqqabat areas and gave warnings to two commercial establishments for not adhering to anti COVID-19 measures.
— اقتصادية دبي (@Dubai_DED) September 23, 2020
Inspection teams have been carrying out daily tours to ensure shopping centers, open markets and commercial businesses are complying with the government’s preventative measures.
Dubai Police said on Wednesday that a total of 721 violations have been committed on beaches from March to September .
Col. Saeed Al-Madhany said “maritime security teams operate patrols on foot, motorbikes and boats to monitor the public’s adherence to the precautionary measures.
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) September 23, 2020
The station also uses drones equipped with hi-tech infrared cameras and loudspeakers to broadcast messages to beachgoers.
Elsewhere, Kuwait recorded 616 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 101,299, while the death toll stood at 590 after two new deaths were registered.
— وزارة الصحة - الكويت (@KUWAIT_MOH) September 23, 2020
Oman recorded 628 new COVID-19 cases and 10 deaths, bringing the total numbers to 95,339 and 875 respectively.
— وزارة الصحة - عُمان (@OmaniMOH) September 23, 2020
In Bahrain, four deaths were reported, taking the death toll 231, with 612 new confirmed cases.
Out of 10997 COVID-19 tests carried out on 23 September 2020, 612 new cases have been detected among 111 expatriate workers, 497 new cases are contacts of active cases, and 4 are travel related. There were 750 recoveries from #COVID19, increasing total recoveries to 60117 pic.twitter.com/YKNocgPXWR
— وزارة الصحة | مملكة البحرين (@MOH_Bahrain) September 23, 2020