Fact-checked by: Maldita.es

2021/02/26 | Spain

FALSE: Fernando Simón, director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies of the Spanish Ministry of Health, has recognized that deaths from other causes are included as if they were from COVID-19

Explanation: The claim uses statements by Fernando Simón, the director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES), on the excess of total mortality in Spain from all causes, not on the mortality of the coronavirus.

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