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Thousands of users on Social Media claimed that 100’s of people running away from China to Vietnam to avoid the deadly coronavirus

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Multiple Fake news claims-: Thousands of users on Social Media claimed that 100’s of people running away from China to Vietnam to avoid the deadly coronavirus

The mass escape from China has begun through unpatrolled borders.

Thousands of people have escaped to Vietnam from the ‘Guangxi’ border because of #coronavirus

 

The mass escape from China has begun through unpatrolled borders.

Thousands of people have escaped to Vietnam from the ‘Guangxi’ border because of #coronavirus

Facts Check Verdict: False

News Verification: The video where 100’s of people can be seen running towards unknown location has been viewed over lakh times on Social Media. The video was recently shared on Twitter, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media with a claim that, “The mass escape from China has begun through unpatrolled borders. Thousands of people have escaped to Vietnam from the ‘Guangxi’ border because of #coronavirus”  

In, China as reported 76,936 infections and 2,442 deaths. Italy, the virus has killed two people - a man and a woman in their 70s - and infected another 113. The death toll in China is highest, china is also the origin of these deadly diseases.

An ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by SARS-CoV-2, started in December 2019. It was first identified by health authorities in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei, China.

However, the video is not new and is older than the actual outbreak of the coronavirus, as it is available on YouTube, uploaded a month before the outbreak of the deadly virus from Wuhan city.

Titled as Không cần Visa người Trung Quốc sang Việt Nam hôm nay nhiều hơn hôm qua, which means No need for a Chinese Visa to Vietnam today than yesterday, the video was uploaded on Nov 28, 2019.        





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