The state government has appealed to the general public to refrain from believing misleading, unconfirmed and fake news on social media and broadcasting it to other groups. Such news creates an atmosphere of fear and uncertainty in the general public.
The state government has said that the general public should only post authorized and confirmed information on social media. The state government has also directed that legal action will be taken against fake news and rumor mongers. The government has urged the people to cooperate with the administration in prevention and treatment of corona virus.