The Wuhan coronavirus death toll in mainland China has surpassed 1,000 people, as the country’s National Health Commission reported that a total of 108 people died on Monday — this being the first time a single-day death toll has reached triple digits.
In addition, local health officials said that the first U.S. evacuee from China known to be infected with the virus was mistakenly released from a San Diego hospital after an initial test found the person had not been infected — UC San Diego Health confirmed that the patient was returned to the hospital.
Understandably, anxiety in America is inching upward, so a story about US Customs and Border Protection intercepting a package of dead birds on a flight from Beijing is not helping matters.
(This being the same agency radical progressive Democrats want to abolish.)
As seen in a tweet shared Monday night from Turning Point USA’s Charlie Kirk, the unsettling news prompted a lot of questions.