Police warn against spreading false rumours in social media on Covid-19

Police warn against spreading false rumours in social media on Covid-19

July 10, 2020   11:05 pm

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Police Spokesman SSP Jaliya Senaratne says that stern action will be taken against those who spread rumours on social media claiming that persons infected with Covid-19 have been reported in various parts of the island. 

Issuing a press release, he said that there have been reports of various rumours and misinformation regarding Covid-19 patients being spread systematically through social media.

The Police Spokesman urged the general public not to be mislead by such false information and to only trust the official press releases issued by the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) and the Director General of Government Information, regarding Covid-19 patients. 

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