Hongkongers are being subjected not only to a frightening virus, but numerous rumours and false claims being made online. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Mythbusters: as Hong Kong coronavirus cases mount, so do social media falsehoods – the Post looks at a few doing the rounds

  • False claims made on social media include encampments of mainland Chinese in North Point and mask giveaways to ‘pro-Beijing’ residents
  • The tents supposedly filled with mainlanders were being used by domestic workers gathering on their day off
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Hongkongers are being subjected not only to a frightening virus, but numerous rumours and false claims being made online. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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