Fact-checked by: Maldita.es

2020/06/04 | Spain

FALSE: Messages that claim that the Government knows where we are at all times thanks to an application that Google has installed on our phones.

Explanation: These are hoaxes. The Spanish government has not installed any application on its citizens' phones without their knowledge. What appears on Android phones is technical documentation explaining how a potentiel exposure notification app would work if it were installed.

Read the Full Article (Maldita.es)

This false claim originated from: 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.