A bus driver in Detroit dies due to pandemic disease coronavirus few days after his video went viral where he complained about a coughing passenger on his bus. The news of his death has prompted anger on social media after his union and city officials revealed that he has died due to COVID-19. On March 21, he posted a video on Facebook where he said, “We’re out here as public workers, doing our job, trying to make an honest living to take care of our families. But for you to get on the bus, and stand on the bus, and cough several times without covering up your mouth, and you know that we’re in the middle of a pandemic, that lets me know that some folks don’t care.” Also Read - 'Will Defeat Coronavirus Under CM Thackeray's Leadership': Maharashtra Minister Raut Slams Centre, BJP | Watch

The 50-year-old Jason Hargrove is married and is a father to six children. His video has now gone viral and drew attention of netizens who slammed officials for providing lack of safety to bus drivers and other public workers. Also Read - Good News: After Jharkhand, Now Zomato And Swiggy Start Home Delivery of Alcohol in Odisha



One user tweeted, “That’s terrible. They shouldn’t have to let anyone on their bus without a mask. PERIOD! 😞RIP JASON HARGROVE. 🙏 @POTUS @VP.” Also Read - Only 7-day Hotel Quarantine For Foreign Returnees, They Can’t be Charged For 14 Days, MHA Writes to States

Another wrote, “Heartbreaking! My sincerest condolences to his family.”



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Meanwhile, US governors on Sunday appealed to White House for a national strategy  to contain the novel coronavirus. US Surgeon General Jerome Adams told Fox News, “this is going to be the hardest and the saddest week of most Americans’ lives, quite frankly…This is going to be our Pearl Harbor moment, our 9-11 moment, only it’s not going to be localized.”