Washington Washington – On Sunday, Twitter deleted a tweet shared by President Trump that contained false information about coronavirus statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), saying the company violated its rules.
This To tweet Was original Posted Twitter user “Mail Q”, a supporter of the baseless QN conspiracy theory, retweeted by Mr. Trump on Sunday. The post claims that the CDC “quietly updated the covid number” so that a small fraction of all deaths – 6% – are shown – from coronavirus, “actually” was the result of covid-19, the disease is caused by the novel coronavirus. The post claims that most of the deaths were due to “other serious illnesses”.
The tweet was taken down, and a Message Says from Twitter that it “is no longer available because it violates Twitter rules.”
The second To tweet From Jenna Ellis, a senior legal adviser to the Trump campaign, who promoted similar false claims about CDC figures and retweeted by Mr. Trump is on the site.
The information, removed by Twitter, was updated on August 26 for the coronavirus and is being considered for permanent death counts listed among those killed by the virus. According to the CDC, “for %% of deaths, Covid-1 the was the only cause cited. In addition to Covid-1 conditions, there were, on average, an additional 6.6 additional conditions or causes per death for deaths with conditions or causes.”
In the United States, the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus is close to 6 million, and more than 183,000 people have died, according to Johns Hopkins University.