Claims about Swansea nurses dying in intensive care were false
7th Apr 2020
2 nurses who were in ITU in Swansea have died today. 3 more still ventilated. All from the same unit.
This is not true.
Posts have been spreading on social media claiming that two nurses from the same unit had died in an Intensive Treatment Unit in Swansea, and that three more were being ventilated.
On Facebook, it added: “Can we ask people please check their facts before posting or sharing inaccurate information.”
This article is part of our work fact checking potentially false pictures, videos and stories on Facebook. You can read more about this—and find out how to report Facebook content—here. For the purposes of that scheme, we’ve rated this claim as false because no nurses have died in a Swansea ITU at the time of writing.