Part of the attendees Miami Bitcoin 2021 event After returning home from the conference last weekend, he tested positive for Covid-19, which led to a wave of negative media reports and social media speculation that it might turn into a “super communicator incident.”
Bloomberg called Miami’s Bitcoin a “Covid hotspot”, while Gizmodo reported that the conference “may be the latest COVID-19 super-spreading incident.”
Eric Wall, the chief information officer of Arcane Research, is one of the people infected with the virus. Tweet Earlier today, he underwent a CT scan after “high fever” and “chest pain”, and medical staff suspected that he might have a blood clot in his lungs. No blood clots were found, and Wall has been discharged home from the hospital.
Luke Martin of Coinist, a developer of automated trading software, also Accepted Tested positive for COVID-19.
according to NBC Finance Channel, At least 12,000 people participated in the event-there is no need to provide vaccination certificates or enforce mask regulations. The event lasted three days at the Mana Wynwood Convention Center in Miami, crowded with a crowded auditorium, and social distancing was not enforced.
This event is the first major conference in Miami since the pandemic began.According to a New York Times The reporting line into the building “extended more than a mile.”
The Mayor of Miami and Bitcoin supporter, Francis Suarez, Spoke at the event and was introduced on stage as “probably the most irresponsible politician in the United States” and “mayor of the sanctuary of freedom.”
Here are some shots #Bitcoin meeting.
There were estimated to be more than 50,000 visitors in two days, and almost no one saw them wearing masks.
As of now, it is not clear how many people have been exposed. I will definitely post any further updates! pic.twitter.com/QeVj0tJYEZ
-Mr. Whale (@CryptoWhale) June 10, 2021
Social media reports estimate that attendance and positive tests may be higher than mainstream reports. The influencer “Mr. Whale,” told his approximately 235,000 followers that “dozens” of those who attended the meeting have since tested positive, and it is estimated that the event may have more than 50,000 attendees.
A screenshot of a picture reposted by Dylan LeClair, the organizer of Bitcoin 2021, which severely refutes the Covid-19 vaccination record card system of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The screenshot has been posted on social media. Circulated in the media.
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— Keith Erskine (@kerskine) June 10, 2021
Bitcoin 2021 is not the first encryption conference to host Covid-19 transmission. TorusLabs co-founder Zhen Youyong urges attendees of the Paris Ethereum Community Conference and the ETHLondon Hackathon Early 2020 Get tested when diagnosed with coronavirus after participating in the event.