Fact-checked by: Newtral.es

2020/10/10 | Spain

FALSE: New York is in the same circumstances and worse than Madrid

Explanation: The city of Madrid has an infection rate five times higher than both the city and the state of New York, and its positivity rate is 14 times higher.

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This false claim originated from: Isabel Díaz Ayuso, president of the Community of Madrid

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