Viral influencer video full of false Covid-19 claims26 January 2021What was claimed If all the other lockdowns haven’t worked, why would this one be any different? Our verdict False. It has been estimated that the false positive rate is very low. The false positive rate of PCR tests is not known but in general, they seem to rarely give false positives. The idea that 93% of positive tests are false may be plausible when there is very little Covid-19 going around.