Authorities had asked locals to gather at the mosque in Beruwala to receive testing for the novel Coronavirus.
A misleading list of tips to contain COVID-19 mentions red-coloured soap, white handkerchiefs, and CFL light bulbs.
Image of Ayurvedic recipe is viral in Sri Lanka as a remedy for the COVID-19, medical experts say it only treats fever.
The unrelated viral images show chickens sickened with other diseases, COVID-19 has not been discovered in poultry.
Sri Lankan health authorities have urged the public to refrain from sharing misleading information on the 'info-demic'.