Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) derided coronavirus worries by wearing a gas cover on the House floor only days before a tainted man from his locale kicked the bucket.
“Exploring the coronavirus supplemental allocation and getting ready to go vote,” he said in a tweet Wednesday before the Senate endorsed a $8.3 billion crisis financing bill to battle the infection.
In the tweet, Gaetz is seen wearing a gas cover.
Only two days after the fact, Gaetz discharged an announcement saying a demise from COVID-19, the infection brought about by the infection, had happened in his region.
“I’m incredibly disheartened to learn of the primary casualty in our region from coronavirus, a Northwest Floridian living in Santa Clause Rosa District,” he said. “Our supplications are with his family and friends and family during this troublesome time.”
Florida authorities reported two passings from the infection on Friday, including the Santa Clause Rosa District man, just as two new cases in Broward Area. That brings the all out number of affirmed cases in Florida to seven, as indicated by CBS News.
So far there have been 17 reported passings from the infection in the U.S., with hundreds progressively tainted the nation over. At any rate 3,000 individuals have kicked the bucket around the world. The circumstance has been additionally exacerbated by an absence of CDC testing units for the infection and by an organization that keeps on making light of the developing danger.