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