PIERS Morgan lashed out at "Millennial morons" last night who are continuing to party in Miami despite warnings not to socialise in groups amid the coronavirus crisis.
The Good Morning Britain host shared a video of young people dismissing the seriousness of the virus while on spring break in the Florida city.
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He wrote: "Millennial morons. The stupidity only matched by their selfishness."
In the clip one carefree lad says to camera: "Whatever happens, happens."
A woman upset with the impact on her holiday complains: "It's really messing with my spring break. I think they're blowing it out of proportion."
While another man says: "…there's more serious things out there like hunger and poverty."
Piers has been vocal in his criticism of the UK government's hesitation in shutting down schools and increasing testing as the deadly virus continues to spread.
His latest tweet was in response to PM Boris Johnson's post that testing was being dramatically scaled up.
The TV star wrote: "Why didn’t we do this weeks ago when the @WHO urged us to?
"Why did you announce last week we were stopping all testing apart from for serious hospital cases?
"Will you prioritise tests for NHS staff? They must be protected."
Yesterday Coronavirus deaths hit 104 in Britain with 33 more killed in a single day by the deadly bug.
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Ten deaths were recorded in London alone today as UK fatalities jumped by 46 per cent in just 24 hours.
As the killer bug grips Britain, the number of patients to test positive for coronavirus jumped by 676 cases from 1,950 to 2,626.
The country is now on the brink with schools in Scotland and Wales to close by the end of the week and Boris Johnson to make a decision "imminently" on England.
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