Fact-checked by: AFP

2020/03/20 | Indonesia, Hong Kong

FALSE: A video has been viewed thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and YouTube alongside a claim that it shows Chinese citizens converting to Islam as a result of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Explanation: The claim is false; the footage actually shows an Eid-al-Fitr prayer in the Chinese city of Xining in 2015, years before the pandemic.

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This false claim originated from: FB, YouTube

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