COVID19: BEWARE THE FAKE NEWS!

Anyone that creates or spreads fake news about the Coronavirus COVID-19 is liable for prosecution. Verify the information before you share information.

There are many screenshots of letters from National Government departments doing the rounds online, especially via WhatsApp. Be careful – many of these are fake and causing unnecessary panic and confusion.

Below are some of them:

23 March: Restrictions on movement:

22 March: Landlords barred from collecting house rent for the next 90 days

25 March: Schools opening date might be carried to the 10th of September

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON FAKE NEWS VISIT: https://www.gov.za/coronavirus/fakenews

Source: Smile 90.4FM