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What’s a COVIDIOT? 

Urban Dictionary defines the newest coronavirus period slang time period as “someone who ignores the warnings regarding public health or safety” in the course of the pandemic, as reported by Ben Cost for The New York Post.

Other Urban Dictionary entries categorize a COVIDIOT as somebody “who stubbornly ignores ‘social distancing’ protocol, thus helping to further spread COVID-19” and somebody “who hoards groceries, needlessly spreading COVID-19 fears, and depriving others of vital supplies.” Another definition describes it as somebody who “likely hasn’t clue one about the actual disease.”

Twitter customers all over the world have been tweeting the hashtag #COVIDIOT.

—Pauli Verdejo (@elowoman) March 25, 2020

—Matt Robinson (@mattierobo) March 25, 2020

Some are pointing to spring breakers for instance. They’ve been crowding seashores in all places from Florida to Texas, and have even been seeing partying it up on a booze cruise in The Bahamas.

—cassandra (@cassrgreene) March 22, 2020

Spring breaker Brady Sluder, who vacationed in Miami, went viral for his feedback to Reuters. “If I get corona, I get corona,” he mentioned. “At the end of the day, I’m not going to let it stop me from partying. You know, I’ve been waiting, we’ve been waiting, for Miami spring break for about two months we’ve had this trip planned. Two, three months, and we’re just out here having a good time. Whatever happens, happens.”

He later apologized for the “insensitivity” of his feedback in an Instagram submit, saying “I wasn’t aware of the severity of my actions and comments.”

There’s additionally the outrage over an Instagram mannequin who posted a video of herself on TikTok licking a rest room seat as a part of a “coronavirus challenge.”

And persons are dismayed at these hoarding requirements, similar to rest room paper. Despite governments and and suppliers warning residents to not do precisely that, folks from Australia to America have been noticed panic shopping for.

Some have even used the time period to precise their disagreement with how world leaders and politicians like Boris Johnson and Sen. Rand Paul are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.

—❤️🧡💛𝕄𝕚𝕒💚💙💜 (@mommamia1217) March 23, 2020

—Nicola James 💚🌹#Richard4Deputy (@NAJ562) March 24, 2020

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