COVID-19: List of fake news in Singapore

Revision as of 12:47, 26 October 2020 by Dayana Rizal (talk | contribs)
(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to navigation Jump to search

This entry is a part of's coverage on the evolving COVID-19 situation in Singapore. For more COVID-19 stories, click here.

Photo credit to

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.

Official sources

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 website | Telegram channel | 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.

References/ Citations