The UAE has intensified its Covid-19 precautionary measures following a spike in cases recently. And the most important measure to spread the curb of the disease is to wear a face mask when you go out or when you are in a closed space with others.
First time violators who don’t wear masks will be fined Dh3,000 in the UAE, officials warned.
However, there are very few exemptions. According to officials, it’s not necessary to wear a mask when you are alone in a vehicle or you are with the close family., it’s not necessary to wear a mask when you are alone in a vehicle or you are with the close family. However, if you are on a public transport vehicle or travelling with others in a private vehicle, you must wear mask for the safety of yourself and others.
Those who are having food in restaurants will not be fined for not wearing a mask, the officer said, adding that those who are doing exercises and facial treatments or will also be exempted.