The Dubai Municipality has shuttered 247 food establishments since January 2021.
As many as 79 of those outlets were shut due to violations of the city’s COVID-19 protocols.
The other 168 establishments did not meet the food safety standards set by the city.
The authorities conducted over 32,000 inspection visits in the last six months.
As part of its continuous efforts to protect society, #DubaiMunicipality closed 247 food establishments during the first half of this year. 79 establishments closed due to the precautionary measures related to COVID-19, and 168 establishments for violating food safety measures. pic.twitter.com/gdpF3JFnBm— بلدية دبي | Dubai Municipality (@DMunicipality) July 13, 2021