Compound fines amounting to 3 thousand 650 dollars were issued to 10 business premises for violating directives during 'Operasi Merati' by the Health Enforcement Unit, Ministry of Health. 69 premises nationwide were inspected during the operation that was conducted from the 14th to the 20th of December 2020.
Among the offences recorded include food handlers, hairdressers, as well as health and beauty establishment staff not wearing face mask; no social distancing and no BruHealth QR code. The Ministry of Health once again reminds the public especially business premise managers and staff to abide by the directives issued by the Ministry of Health and other government agencies.
Premise managers must ensure that food handlers and staff wear mask; carry out respective social responsibilities and enculture COVID-19 preventive measures; obtain BruHealth QR code specific for the premise, print and display the QR code to be scanned by customers; use the Premise Scan app to facilitate customers who are not using the BruHealth app; and practise cleanliness measures within the premise, and abide by the Ministry of Health's guideline if providing buffet services.
Source: Radio Television Brunei