There’s no evidence for how many people took part in ‘Eat Out To Help Out’ or later died from Covid-19

A Facebook post makes misleading claims about the survival rates of people eating in restaurants without masks.

This is what the guidelines are for social distancing in parliament.

The guidance includes a maximum number of people in the chamber and remote voting.

Photos of ministers together weren’t taken at a ‘Cobra’ meeting

Ministers attending a Cabinet meeting appear to be adhering to workplace Covid guidance.

Unlicensed vaccines are not untested

Social media posts claim the government is trying to quietly change the rules on unlicensed vaccines, but they’ve missed the point.

Punishment for breaking social distancing and possessing indecent images of children can vary

Posts on Facebook that compare the penalties for breaking social distancing and possessing indecent images of children need context'

This viral post understates the risk of Covid-19 infection

It claims the risk of catching Covid-19 is 44 million to one. This is a misreading of the fact that daily infections were 44 per million in England, and have …

Instagram post falsely claims there was a plane crash at Gatwick Airport

It used an edited picture of an Emirates aircraft above some houses.

People deciding not to get tested will not make it look as though coronavirus has been wiped out

Covid-19’s prevalence in the community is measured by more than the number of positive tests.

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