Man committed suicide after losing his entire family to Coronavirus? No, this video is old


A post is being shared on social media showing a man jumping from the hotel building and claims are being made that the man committed suicide after his entire family died due to Coronavirus.

“Italy man who has lost his entire family to Corona virus finally commit suicide at the top of hotel. R. I. P” the caption read.


NewsMobile fact-checked the above viral post and found the claim is FALSE.

On putting the image through Reverse Image Search, we found a video of the incident uploaded on Dec 27, 2019. We found that the hotel name is Valencia Center Hotel.

On running a search using relevant keywords, we found an article by Maldito Feminismo that gives out a statement by National Police in Valencia confirmed that the person who committed suicide was a woman and not a man. The article also says that the incident took place on December 24. 

The above information proves that the above is not related to the recent Coronavirus outbreak.

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