ABU DHABI: People found dropping surgical face masks and gloves in Abu Dhabi will face a fine of $272 and six traffic points, state news agency WAM reported citing Abu Dhabi Police.
The police said dumping rubbish poses environmental risks and affect the community as a whole.
The UAE recorded 540 new coronavirus cases overnight after conducting additional 44,000 tests, bringing the country’s total to 38,808, the health ministry said.
There was also one fatality overnight, raising the death toll to 276, state news agency WAM reported citing the ministry.
But 745 people have fully recovered, raising the number of patient recoveries to 21,061.