"I am amazed that there are people out there who (are) saying things like this, that COVID-19 is somehow linked to 5G", Mr Anderson said.
A conspiracy theory that links 5G mobile telecommunications masts to the spread of the novel coronavirus is risky fake news and completely false, Britain said on Saturday (April 4) after masts in several parts of the country were torched.
Residents in the United Kingdom have burnt some masts over claims that coronavirus is linked with 5G technology.
In Melling, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service said it extinguished a 5G mast tower fire near the M57 motorway late on Friday.
While there are many conspiracy theories floating on the web, with some even blaming the Russians for the spread, the most popular ones revolve around claims that Covid-19 originated in Wuhan when the country started to roll-out 5G in the city.
Meanwhile, National Medical Director of NHS England, Professor Steve Powis, condemned them as "the worst kind of fake news".
Cabinet secretary Michael Gove told reporters yesterday the theories were "dangerous nonsense".
New apparent adherents to these theories included English singer-songwriter Anne-Marie and actor Woody Harrelson.
"The suggestion that COVID-19 is somehow linked to 5G is patently beyond the realms of credibility - utterly weird", he said.
Dr Michael Head, a senior research fellow in global health at the University of Southampton, described the conspiracy theorists as "a public health danger who once read a Facebook page".
"The celebrities fanning the flames of these conspiracy theorists should be ashamed".
According to a report in the Irish News, the video shows a phone mast ablaze, with voices in the recording appearing to say "Viva la revolution" and "f**k the 5G".
A trade body called on social media networks to act faster to remove the claims and for authorities to take action if telecoms staff were threatened.
In the caption of an image of a burning phone mast, Ryan wrote: "Guys I have to say this!"
Zealous believers are setting fire to telecommunications towers and radio masts, threatening broadband engineers, and destroying mobile phone equipment.
On Sunday, Vodafone confirmed that it had seen four incidents over the last 24 hours in relation to its 5G towers, both at its own sites and those shared by O2.
"During the current pandemic, it's important that potentially misleading information about the coronavirus is not broadcast on radio or TV", the statement said.