Fact-checked by: AFP

2021/02/12 | United States

FALSE: Amish religious communities have not been affected by the deadly Covid-19 pandemic.

Explanation: The administrator of a Pennsylvania medical center that mainly treats Amish patients said they have experienced higher than average Covid-19 infection rates, US health authorities documented cases in an Amish community in Ohio, and there are first-hand accounts of the disease spreading in the Christian Anabaptist group.

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