Fact Check: Video of monkeys creating havoc in hospital not from India; here’s the truth

A video of monkeys in a hospital is doing rounds on social media with a claim that the video was shot in India.

The video tries to draw attention to the condition of hospitals in India in the midst of this ongoing coronavirus induced pandemic.

FACT CHECK 

NewsMobile fact checked the viral post and found the claim to be false.

On extracting the keyframes of the video and putting it through Reverse Image Search, we found that the same video was uploaded by numerous Facebook users back in 2019.

Some users also claimed that the video is from South Africa.

Taking a clue from the above we ran a search using relevant keywords and found several media reports on the same.

According to the reports, the video was shot in RK Khan Hospital in Durban. You can read the reports here and here.

Hence, from the above information, we can conclude that the video is not from India and has no connection with any hospital in the country.

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