The Prosecutor General's office demanded to restrict access to the fakes on the coronavirus

As reported by correspondent “RG” in supervising Department, the General Prosecutor’s office sent to Roskomnadzor eight requirements on the limitation of access to inaccurate public information about the situation with coronavirus infection in the Russian Federation. Taking into account the presence of signs of an administrative offense under part 9 of article 13.15. Of the administrative code of the Russian Federation, Roskomnadzor proposed to take legal action.

Photo: Sergei Nikolayev/WG In Russia, was 54 new cases of infection with coronavirus

As explained in the press service of the Prosecutor General, for example, on 16 March on the website of the media “Echo of Moscow” published an interview with political analyst Valery Solovey. Citing anonymous sources, he said that in Russia there are about 1600 confirmed deaths from the coronavirus from the middle of January 2020, and the number of infected is estimated at 130-180 thousand.

At the same time, as noted in the Prosecutor’s office, according to official data of Rospotrebnadzor, as of March 18, 2020 in the Russian Federation carried out more than 122 thousand studies on the coronavirus. Registered 147 cases of coronavirus infection. Discharged after recovery five.

“Redistributable under the guise of reliable reports about information associated with coronavirus infection contributes to the escalation of panic among the population, as well as violations encroaching on public order and public safety”, – has officially declared the Prosecutor’s office.