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Officials caution of phony coronavirus alarms at GTHA colleges and schools

Coronavirus alarms at some Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area colleges and schools on Monday have been exposed as fakes by officials.

Ryerson University tweeted at around 5:45 p.m. Monday that “Ryerson University knows that there are phony online life posts claiming that understudies have been admitted to medical clinic with the coronavirus today. There are no instances of coronavirus at Ryerson.”

The college said an examination is in progress and that individuals should check the school’s security alarms page for the most recent data.

In the interim down the QEW in Hamilton, a picture indicating to show an “isolate notice” at an understudy living arrangement at McMaster University was likewise shot somewhere around officials.

“McMaster has affirmed that this sign was bogus, and there is no reason for concern,” the college said on Twitter.

Durham College in Oshawa was additionally bustling de-bunking counterfeit web based life posts, saying “there are no known instances of the coronavirus at DC.”

A few people were unmistakably not delighted with the phony web based life posts, with one individual presenting on Twitter requesting that the people in question “unwind and go study.”

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