NJ woman allegedly coughs on cop: ‘I have the coronavirus, so do you now’

This is no coughing matter.

An intoxicated 28-year-old New Jersey woman intentionally hacked on a cop after crashing her car — telling the officer he now has the potentially deadly coronavirus, police said Tuesday.

Lea Piazza, of Wayne, NJ, was arrested Thursday and charged with driving while intoxicated after a single-car accident a few towns over in Hanover, police said.

When officers were processing the woman at headquarters, cops asked Piazza to cover her mouth while coughing.

“Oh, by the way, I have the coronavirus and so do you now,” snapped Piazza, before telling cops her New York boyfriend had the bug.

Three of the officers who came into contact with Piazza self-quarantined until Piazza’s boyfriend told authorities her comments were “100% false,” police said.

Piazza was also slapped with a charge of causing a false public alarm over her comments.

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