Fact-checked by: Taiwan FactCheck Center

2021/06/01 | Taiwan

Explanatory: 80% covid cases in New Taipei City link to open markets. That means that virus can be transmitted through bills, plastic bags.

Explanation: New Taipei’s health office said, since the potential contacts of confirmed cases are hard to be traced on open markets, the office reveal that part of footprint and advice people who were in the same area to take precaution; but it doesn’t mean that these cases contracted virus on markets. Experts said coins and bills could spread the virus.

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