11 business premises were found not complying to the directives issued by the Ministry of Health during a number of Operasi Merati sessions conducted on 71 business premises in the four districts. Meanwhile, 6 other premises were found to have carried out offences for the second time.
The operation was carried out by the Ministry of Health through the Health Enforcement Unit from the 9th to the 15th of November. The overall compound fine was Three thousand 4 hundred and 50 dollars. The 'Operasi Merati' at Belait District and Temburong District involved health enforcement officers from the Health Enforcement Unit, Ministry of Health. The 'Operasi Sepadu Merakat' at Brunei Muara District and Tutong District was jointly conducted with the Land Transport Department, Ministry of Transport and Infocommunications.
Among the offences issued compound fines are:
- food vendors and operators, as well as staff at hairdressers and beauty and health establishments are also found not wearing facemasks
- Not using BruHealth QR Codes.
Meanwhile, 6 business premises are found to still not complying with the directives issued which is the second offence of the staff not wearing face masks while the operation was conducted in the Brunei Muara District.
Any complaints or reports on business premises not complying to directives issued, the public can direct the complaints via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Talian Darussalam 123.
Source: Radio Television Brunei