More fake news debunked by Communications Ministry's quick response team


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 29 Mar 2020

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): With fake news on Covid-19 and related issues going viral on social media, the Communications and Multimedia Ministry's quick response team is in contact with the relevant agencies to help clear the air.

The following is a list of denials issued by the relevant agencies to the team on fake news relating to Covid-19 that had gone viral on social media sites Sunday (March 29).

Firstly, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) denies allegations that payments using credit or debit cards had been frozen for non-essential businesses from March 27 until the end of the movement control order (MCO).

Secondly, Segamat Hospital in Johor denies allegations on the use of its wards to accommodate Covid-19 patients though the hospital has been gazetted as a screening hospital and for non-Covid-19 patients.

Finally, the National Security Council (MKN) denies allegations relating to the sale of bundled clothing belonging to dead Covid-19 victims. - Bernama

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