Fact-checked by: Facta

2020/05/19 | Italy

FALSE: A piece of news claiming that the Italian government led by Giuseppe Conte would have “banned private property until 31 July”.

Explanation: The article misintrerprets and distorts some sentences taken from a real Law Decree issued during the pandemic which contains special norms aimed at managing the crisis. The Italian governement has not "banned private property", but it can confiscate PPE and hotel facilities in order to help healthcare professionals and host infected citizens.

Read the Full Article (Facta)

This false claim originated from: Blog, Facebook, Whatsapp

The #CoronavirusFacts database records fact-checks published since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. The pandemic and its consequences are constantly evolving and data that was accurate weeks or even days ago might have changed. Remember to check the date when the fact-check you are reading was published before sharing it.