A CORONAVIRUS denier has said that she won't wear a mask or underwear because "things gotta breathe."
The woman, who has not been named, made the comments during a Palm Beach County Commissioners workshop in Florida on Wednesday.
"I don't wear a mask for the same reason I don't wear underwear, things gotta breathe," she said, as the audience erupted in laughter and cheers.
The meeting was held following the news that all residents must wear face masks at all time while in public.
On Wednesday, Florida had 5,511 newly reported cases, according to the state's Department of Health.
Florida is the 7th top state for coronavirus cases across the US.
The total number of infections across Florida are now 109,014.
The Sunshine State has lost 3,327 of it's residents to the virus.
"The next couple of weeks are going to be critical to address those surges that we're seeing in Texas, Florida, Arizona, and other states," Dr Anthony Fauci said.
Despite a recent spike in cases, Republican Gov Ron DeSantis has said he has no plans to go under lockdown again, News 4 Jax reported.
"We’re not shutting down," DeSantis said at a press conference last week.
"We’re going to go forward we’re going to continue to protect the most vulnerable, we’re going to urge continue to advise, particularly our elderly population, to maintain social distancing and avoid crowds," he added.
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