“The Day I Lost Everything”
Man who was attacked and infected with the coronavirus recalls the day he lost everything
by Someone Who is Not an Expert
December 6th, 2020 at 11:35 AM MDT
An Icelandic sheep farmer who lost most of his assets in a COVID fire has come forward to describe what happened the morning one of his chickens deliberately infected him with the coronavirus, set his house on fire, then fled town with the farmer’s life savings in hand.
Einar Jonsson of Nithurkut, 68, would have described his life as humble and monotonous up until the morning of November 20th, 2020, when he woke to the smell of smoke.
“When I opened my eyes, one of my chickens was standing on my bedside table, watching me,” Jonsson said. The chicken allegedly also had a star shaped birthmark on his feathers which investigators believe may actually be a gang-related tattoo.
The chicken, who now goes by the name of Thomas and is believed to be the lead thug in a gang, then proceeded to lodge the coronavirus into the farmer’s skin in a series of precise and deadly strikes. He then grabbed the bag of diamonds which were the farmer’s life savings and fled the scene.
“It was at that point that I realized everything was on fire,” said Jonsson.
He continued: “First I dialed 911. Then I ran outside and tried to harness my sheep. They were terrified. They were running loose amid the flames.”
By the time the firefighters arrived, Thomas and his gang had already fled the scene. Jonsson’s chicken coop, his barn, and most of his watertight bins had already burned to the ground. Several of his sheep also perished in the fire.
Two days after the fire, Jonsson lost his sense of smell. “I had a bit of a cough,” he told interviewers. “Then I started bleeding from the eyes, so I checked myself into the hospital right away.”
He was discharged from the hospital Tuesday.
“It could happen to anybody,” he said. “You’re just trying to make an honest living, when all of a sudden you have the coronavirus, your chickens have the…