One tourist facility shut down, 17 fined for health safety violations — ministry

Ministry Of Tourism
Ministry Of Tourism (Photo: Jordan News)
AMMAN –– Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities' inspection teams, in cooperation with concerned authorities, shut down one tourist facility and issued warnings and fines against 17 others for flouting public health safety measures in September. They include hotels and restaurants.اضافة اعلان

The ministry said in a statement Monday that during inspection visits of 1,020 facilities across the country, inspectors issued warnings to 104 facilities, while the remaining 787 facilities were found to be in compliance with preventive health measures and safety standards.

It said the inspections particularly targeted shops serving the hookah, and took legal action against those who were in violation of the health protocols and regulations of the ministries of tourism and labor.

The statement urged tourist facilities and customers to observe preventive measures under the defense orders that were issued during the COVID-19 pandemic, including physical distancing, wearing masks and serving hookah in open spaces.

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