Dubai Police Urge Everyone to Report COVID-19 Violations

The Dubai Police has once again urged the public to report violations of COVID-19 guidelines in the emirate’s efforts to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Authorities said that any resident may file a report of such violations by dialing 901 and pressing option number 8.

Dubai Police Encourage the Public to Report COVID-19 Violations
Image: WAM

‘Report Anyone who Flouts COVID-19 Protocols’ – Dubai Police

In line with this, residents can also report the violations through the smart app of the Dubai Police, the Gulf News reported.

A video posted on the Al Bayan revealed how the police respond to reports regarding violations of COVID-19 guidelines.

In the video, the caller got in touch with a representative from the police department regarding a violation he saw at the restaurant. The police then assured the caller that they will take immediate action, after asking for further details regarding the restaurant and the incident that the caller saw.

The Dubai Police revealed that the majority of the reports they receive daily comprise of violation reports at restaurants, salons, and hotels.

In line with this, authorities reminded the public that the 901 hotline is accessible 24/7 for non-emergencies such as these COVID-19 violation reports. They hope that the public will continue reporting similar incidents to help the emirate get rid of the COVID-19 threat.

READ NEXT: 2 Teens in UAE Jailed for ‘Showing Off’ COVID-Positive Test Result on Social Media


We're on YouTube!
Please subscribe to the Dubai OFW YouTube Channel for updates and tips!

ALSO READ

Etihad to Exempt Passengers from COVID-19 Test If Returning to Abu Dhabi Within 72 Hours

According to Etihad Airways, passengers returning to Abu Dhabi from a 72-hour trip abroad will not be required to present a new certificate of...

How to Apply UAE Residence Permit Online

After the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship (FAIC) made the service available through electronic services, UAE residents no longer need to attend offices...

VIDEO: How Much You Need to Build a House in the Philippines

One of the benefits of working abroad is that you get to earn more money in currency that’s higher when you exchange it for...

KNOW THE LAW: Anyone Who Compels Another to Commit A Crime May End up in Jail for 7 Years

Through an educational film posted on its social media pages, the UAE Public Prosecution has clarified the penalty for the offense of issuing threats. Anyone...

10 Good Reasons to Invest in Real Estate in the Philippines as an OFW + Tips on how to Get Started

Many Filipinos dream of living a good life after their long years of work. And for OFWs – long years of work away from...