Kelantan Health Department Debunk Rumours That A Monkey Tested Positive For COVID-19

Netizens recently expressed their concern after a picture of a monkey, allegedly COVID-19 positive and wearing the pink KKM wristband recently went viral on Facebook.

The Kelantan State Health Department (JKNK) denies the allegation that a monkey in Gua Musang, Kelantan tested positive for the virus. 

kelantan health department debunk rumours that a monkey tested positive for covid-19Photo via Astro AWANI

According to Astro AWANI, its director, Datuk Dr. Zaini Hussin said his officers did not conduct any COVID-19 screening tests on animals.

“It’s unreasonable, we don’t do smear tests on monkeys,” he said when contacted by reporters on Wednesday (August 4th). 

Stop spreading fake news, guys! Remember if tak sure, don’t lah share.

By: Aishah Akashah Ahadiat