Municipality had shut down 10 stores in Hawally Governorate in July, for violating the country’s measures to fight the coronavirus, an official said. The Municipality’s teams issued 23 different fines and 2,405 warnings to restaurants, coffee shops, hair salons and others on committing to the measures issued by the Ministry of Health and the Cabinet on the COVID-19 pandemic, head of the municipality’s Hawally Office Ahmad Al-Hazeem said in a press statement on Monday.

He added that inspectors are continuously monitoring the commitment of store-owners to health measures, calling on everyone to follow the rules to avoid shutting down their stores. Meanwhile, the municipality called on anyone who wants to file a complaint to contact them on WhatsApp number 24727732 or through the hotline 139.