According to health officials in Washington state, a coronavirus patient has died.
This death marks the first of its kind from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 in the United States.
“It is a sad day in our state as we learn that a Washingtonian has died from COVID-19. Our hearts go out to his family and friends. We will continue to work toward a day where no one dies from this virus,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee declared in a statement.
On Saturday, February 29, 2020, health officials said that the person who died was a 50-year-old man who had underlying health conditions.
At a White House press conference, Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said there was “no evidence of link of travel” in explaining how the man was infected by the coronavirus.
As of early Saturday, the United States had 66 documented cases of coronavirus, which includes nine people who have recovered from their cases and four other “presumptive” cases, which are those who tested positive locally with pending CDC confirmations.
Of the new confirmed or presumptive cases, three contracted the disease from an unknown source, which brought the total number of “community spread” cases in America to four.
“Community spread” refers to someone who is infected but the source remains unknown. Much of the previous focus was centered on people who had visited places like Wuhan, China, where the outbreak started, or who were in close contact with people who contracted the virus.
Marco Rubio Believes “Boogaloo” Groups are Responsible for Leftist Mayhem Sweeping Across the Country
Like clockwork, Florida Senator Marco Rubio is advancing mainstream media narratives during the current wave of rioting taking place across the nation.
On May 30, 2020, Rubio tweeted “News networks missing a big story In city after city we have a rogues gallery of terrorists from Antifa to “Boogaloo” groups encouraging & committing violence They may not be ideologically compatible but share a hatred of govt & police & are taking advantage of the protests.”
News networks missing a big story
In city after city we have a rogues gallery of terrorists from Antifa to “Boogaloo” groups encouraging & committing violence
— Marco Rubio (@marcorubio) May 31, 2020
Indeed, Antifa and leftist groups adjacent to their cause have exploited protests to engage in flagrantly criminal acts such as looting and rioting.
However, the mentioning of “Boogaloo” groups is laughable.
First off, talk of “Boogalo” is done in jest and only confined to the Internet.
It has not manifested itself in a coherent form as far as physical politics is concerned.
Secondly, right wing protesters have behaved themselves peacefully in the last few months.
The same cannot be said about Antifa and its leftist cohorts.
It would behoove Rubio to get the facts straight and take the Left exclusively to task for this mayhem.
The media is already trying to change the narrative by blaming the riots on “white supremacists” and far right groups.
It makes sense for elected officials on the Right to get the facts straight and not fall for media disinformation.
For establishment figures like Rubio, this may be too much to ask for.
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