Tourism ministry shuts down 12 restaurants for violating COVID safety protocol

(Photo: Jordan News)
(Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN — In June, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities cadres inspected 1,646 tourist facilities, and shut down 12 restaurants and hotels for failing to adhere to COVID-19 safety measures.اضافة اعلان

The ministry, in a press statement on Thursday, said it had issued official warnings to 33 tourist businesses, and notified 143 others, adding that 1164 tourist establishment were committed to anti-Covid-19 public health measures.

In its recent campaign, the ministry noted the joint government teams intensified their inspection rounds on touristic businesses nationwide, with focus on argileh shops.

The ministry also reiterated its call to tourist establishments to abide by the instructions issued by defense orders, which stipulate maintaining physical distancing, wearing masks, and providing hookah service in outdoor spaces only.

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