The Indian government refutes rumors that 5G spreads the new crown virus: 5G network testing has not yet begun
China News Service, May 13th. According to foreign media reports, recently, Indian social media has spread the statement that “5G network testing has led to the second wave of COVID-19 in India.” On May 10, local time, the Ministry of Telecommunications of India issued a document refuting this statement, saying that 5G technology has nothing to do with the new crown virus, and pointed out that India has not yet started 5G network testing.
p > According to reports, India is currently experiencing the second wave of the new crown epidemic. The daily increase in confirmed diagnoses has exceeded 300,000 for 21 consecutive days. There have been remarks on Indian social media such as “5G cell tower testing has led to the second wave of epidemics.”
In this regard, the Ministry of Telecommunications of India issued a document on the 10th, saying, “This information is wrong and absolutely incorrect.” “There is no connection between 5G technology and the spread of the new crown virus.”
The statement indicated that 5G network testing has not yet begun anywhere in India. Therefore, any claim that “5G network testing or use will help the spread of the new crown virus” is unfounded.