A video is being widely shared on Facebook claiming that it shows a person infected with COVID-19 succumbing to the disease. But, FACTLY found that the video is not of a real-life incident. It is of a mock drill conducted by a municipal administration in Colombia. The video was found on the official Facebook account of El Pital Mayor’s Office in the Colombian department of Huila. As per the description of the video, it is of a mock drill conducted in the ‘El Pital’ to raise awareness about COVID-19 among the public in the city.
Claim – Facebook post (archived)
1. Facebook post – https://www.facebook.com/alcaldiaelpital/posts/1978700305607310
2. Facebook post – https://www.facebook.com/laboyanoscomoficial/videos/2056117067867201/?v=2056117067867201
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