UAE is updating its covid-19 rules to ensure the safety of the citizens. After updating the quarantine and Airport rules for the tourists and citizens, UAE’s Ras Al Khaimah has updated rules for restaurant workers. Employees working at cafes and restaurants in RAK will now have to take a mandatory covid-19 test every 14 days. This update was announced by municipality officials said on Thursday.
Owners Of The Cafes Have To Maintain Employee Records
In terms of the test, the owners of the cafes and restaurants also have to maintain records of the screening results of the employees and report any positive cases. Not only the eatery owners, but workers working at the veterinary centres will also have to take the coronavirus test every two weeks. On a municipality officer to a leading daily said,
“Employees will have to visit the nearest health centre if they show any symptoms.”
The Health Department At Municipality Has Also Organised Health Awareness Campaigns In Different Languages
Furthermore, the public health department has also organised an awareness campaign in different languages. This drive will encourage and inform workers to wear face masks and gloves and follow physical-distancing rules. The department has also urged the food joint owners to take care of safety and social-distancing measures. In a bid to curb the rising cases of coronavirus in the nation, the authorities are taking up varied initiated to educate people. And the violators are not being spared either.
This week a fitness centre was reportedly shut down in Dubai for flouting covid-19 rules. In the past, many cafes and restaurants have been shut for the same reasons.