There will probably never be a time where it’s funny to joke about having the coronavirus, let alone joke about willfully spreading, as 18-year-old Lorraine Maradiaga is sure to learn after capturing the attention of local police.
According to NBCDFW, Carrollton, Texas police are searching for the teen to charge her with making a terroristic threat after she made a video claiming to have the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and is “willfully spreading it.”
“We have no confirmation Maradiaga is actually a threat to public health,” the department noted in a tweet asking for tips about the young woman. “We are, however, taking her social media actions very seriously.”
In a Snapchat video circulating online, the teen appears to go through a drive-thru testing site where a nurse tells her that she needs to stay at home as she awaits her test results.
In a series of videos later, Maradiaga claims that she is in a Walmart, before claiming that she is going to “infest” everyone.
“If I’m going down all you [expletive] are going down,” she adds.
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