Dubai has eased restrictions and now most businesses are back and running in the emirate. Gyms, cinemas, parks and beaches are now open to the public, with restrictions in place. However, quarantine rules remain in place for travellers arriving at DXB. Residents returning to UAE will face a fine of AED 50,000 if they violate mandatory quarantine rules of the country.
As per the law, residents who fail to follow home quarantine rules will be fined AED 50,000. All residents must follow the home quarantine manuals, and quarantine at private facilities determined by competent authorities. The new rule also applies to those who fail to test for Covid upon request. Also know these 6 Strange Travel Rules From Around The World You Must Know.
In addition, residents returning to the UAE must complete a Covid test prior to departure. Accredited laboratories are located in 106 cities across 17 countries worldwide. Furthermore, passengers will be advised to home quarantine or sent to a quarantine facility, at their own expense. All residents must download Al Hosn app, so authorities can monitor those home-quarantining. On that note, UAE Is Now Planning To Use Cardboard Beds From India In Quarantine Centres
Covid Fines In The UAE
The UAE government announced an updated list of fines and penalties for violating Covid-19 precautionary measures. Here is the updated list of fines and penalties as announced on 28 June. On that note, UAE Reported ZERO Covid Deaths In The Last 24 Hours.
Read this list and ensure you stay safe:
For Individuals, Families & Communities
- AED 5,000 fine for not maintaining social distance in public places
- AED 3,000 for not wearing masks while with non-family members in the car
- AED 3,000 for motorists who allow more than three persons in the car
- AED 5,000 for attending social or public gatherings
- AED 10,000 for those caught organizing gatherings or social events like a wedding or party
For Covid Testing
- AED 5,000 for those who refuse to undergo medical tests upon requests
- AED 10,000 for those refusing to download the Covid-19 smart app
- AED 20,000 for hacking health app or tampering with its software
- AED 20,000 for refusing thermal screening
- AED 20,000 for copying, publishing or leaking health data of patients
- AED 50,000 for refusing home quarantine
- AED 100,000 fine and 6 months jail for repeat violators
At The Workplace
- Not wearing masks at work, offices: AED 5,000 for the company, AED 500 for the employee
On another note, Dubai has now reopened for tourists. And if you area first time tourist in Dubai, there’s a lot you need to know. The UAE has some stringent laws for tourists. So memorize these before you head on your UAE trip!