HANNAH Dean's visits to hospitals across the south have prompted widespread criticism including comments from Prime Minster Boris Johnson.

She is one of a group of people who claim they want to prove Covid-19 doesn't exist.

And she has posted numerous videos and pictures on Facebook after visiting hospitals across the south despite restrictions and national lockdown.

Mr Johnson said: "The kind of people who stand outside hospitals and say Covid is a hoax and this kind of stuff, really I do think they need to grow up."

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And Sir Simon Stevens, NHS England chief executive, said people claiming the situation is a "hoax" are responsible for potentially changing behaviour which will kill people, and are insulting to staff who have worked long shifts in the most demanding circumstances.

He said: "Let’s just be completely straightforward about it. When people say that (Covid is a hoax) – it is a lie."

The 30-year-old mum-of-two, from Portsmouth, has made false claims that she is a journalist and has already been fined for her actions.

She was issued with a £200 fixed penalty under Health Protection Regulations.

she has been banned from visiting hospitals except in an emergency and faces court action and a possible £2,500 fine for her latest antics.

Police said her claims have been causing "angst in the community".

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She has posted videos from Southampton General Hospital, the Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, the Princess Royal University Hospital near Bromley, Kent, and St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester, West Sussex.

Alongside pictures taken at one hospital she wrote: "Hospital is the quietest I have ever seen it. I walked all over the hospital, including A&E.

"I know this is hard to get our heads around, but the government are lying to us. And the reason why they’re lying to us… is very disturbing."