Kuwaiti authority penalizes violators of anti-covid measures

– The Public Authority for Manpower said its inspectors registered several violations of the coronavirus safety procedures in markets and stores in the industrial area of Al-Rai on Thursday.

In a press statement, head of the inspection team Fatma Al-Julaibi said the violations included not wearing masks or putting masks on the floor for social distancing.

She added that the team made about 46,000 visits to different locations from 30 June, 2020 to 26 February, issuing 12,410 warnings and fining 80 places. The women team also went on 28,000 visits, issuing 4,400 warning to avoid a fine, fining 444 places and shutting four others.

On his part, judicial officer at the authority Saqer Al-Otaibi said the teams also inspected the markets’ commitment to providing hand sanitizers and checking visitors and workers’ temperature.

Source: Kuwait News Agency