UAE police searching for person who posted a video of alleged coronavirus patient passing out

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Police officers in Sharjah are looking for the person who took and uploaded a video showing an alleged coronavirus patient passing out.

Khaleej Times reported that the viral video prompted the police to renew their calls to the public to refrain from sharing such rumors.

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Sharjah Police have already clarified that the person in the video did not suffer from the coronavirus disease.

The person in the video was in fact waiting for his turn at the vehicle testing centre in Tasheel Village when he felt sick and suddenly passed out.

A medical team rushed to the area and assisted the Asian man and was later sent to Al Qasimi Hospital.

The man was then discharged later shortly after being given proper medications.

Sharing wrong information online is a crime in the UAE. Lawbreaker will pay a fine of AED 3 million and face a 3-year jail term.

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