Fact-checked by: OjoPúblico

2020/04/13 | Peru

Misleading: A Peruvian army officer of high rank said that families of people who died because of COVID-19 could remove the body from a ‘temporary cemetery’ to other regular cemetery.

Explanation: There´s no such a category like 'temporary cemetery' in the Peruvian law. Although national regulation allows the relocation of a body one year after inhumation, the specific rules for COVID-19 cases are still pending an the moment of the statement.

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This false claim originated from: Peruvian General Walter Bracamonte

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