COVID-19: List of fake news in Singapore
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This entry is a part of Wiki.sg's coverage on the evolving COVID-19 situation in Singapore. For more COVID-19 stories, click here.
This list is a compilation of COVID-19-related fake news cases in Singapore. These misleading rumours are usually circulated on messaging chats and Facebook. Information that is not linked to an official source should not be trusted.
The following sources have the most reliable information on the COVID-19 situation in Singapore.
For COVID-19 case numbers
To find out about confirmed cases, deaths and recovered patients, refer to:
(i) The Ministry of Health website.
For government announcements
To find out about government announcements and official addresses, refer to:
(i) The Gov.sg website | Gov.sg Telegram channel | Gov.sg Whatsapp channel.
(ii) Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong's Facebook.
April: Fake news cases
- A family of three was allegedly fined for cycling. More details can be found here.
- A pair of friends was allegedly fined at a roadblock. More details can be found here.
- There was a rumour of a PM Lee "partial lockdown" address on 17 April 2020. More details can be found here.
March: Fake news cases
- A customer was allegedly fined at Ya Kun. More details can be found here.
- Gov.sg official website: https://www.gov.sg/article/covid-19-updates-and-announcements
- UPDATES ON COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019) LOCAL SITUATION - Ministry of Health Singapore: https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19