Get Rs 5000 if received Covid shots - This claim is FAKE #FactChecked

Amid this, another fake news is in circulation claiming that those who have received Covid-19 vaccines will get financial assistance of Rs 5000 from the Centre.

The outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic forced people to stay indoors and subsequently, it led to a steep rise in the use of internet which further led to rampant circulation of fake news and increase in cybercrimes.

Fake news not only mislead, but also sometimes take toll on both mental and physical health of a person. To fight these fake news, the Centre has been taking all possible measures.