YouTuber Larz's Instagram post and an article by Business Insider confirm that he has tested positive for COVID-19 days after he licked a toilet bowl.
As per the article published by Business Insider which has cited the DailyMail, the social media influencer who goes by Larz had filmed himself licking a toilet seat in a public bathroom as part of the coronavirus challenge a few days before his Instagram post.
The article also gives an insight into how the social media challenge started.
Larz's video of licking the toilet seat has been reuploaded on YouTube by another user.
However, there are no reports that officially confirm the cause of his infection.
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