As cases of COVID-19 rise in Kentucky, one mayor didn't hold back in his warnings for citizens.

Gabe Brown, the mayor of Walton, Kentucky, posted a strongly-worded message on Facebook.

"Listen up dip--ts and sensible people... I might not put you at ease like the Governor does, but I don't care. You need to realize that this is ... a big f--cking deal. Stay at home."

There are currently 125 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kentucky, including four deaths so far.

Nationwide, there are almost 51,000 confirmed cases and 653 deaths from the disease.

Brown has been Walton's mayor since 2018 and has even been tased by police for charity.

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