Pos Malaysia denies viral message claiming postal staff spreading Covid-19

Haspaizi Zain

Modified 28 Mar 2020, 12:03 pm

CORONAVIRUS | Pos Malaysia is denying a viral message claiming its postal workers were agents spreading coronavirus.

A spokesperson for the national postal service said the company viewed such allegations, which were circulating online, seriously and reported the matter to the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).

“It (the viral message) is not true. It has bad intentions to create fear among the community towards postmen on duty during Covid-19.

“Pos Malaysia had lodged a report with the MCMC for further action to be taken against those spreading false news,” the spokesperson told Malaysiakini.

This is about a voice message circulating on Whatsapp claiming that postal workers on duty were agent spreading the deadly Covid-19 and cautioned people when receiving letters being delivered...

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