Greene’s comments are particularly troubling as her home state of Georgia sees cases rapidly rising. There were nearly 3,000 reported cases there on Thursday, with 2,045 people currently hospitalized due to COVID, according to data from The New York Times. There have also been 8,655 reported COVID deaths in the state, with a 56% increase in the last two weeks. Across the country as a whole, cases have broken records recently, with 163,000 new reported cases on Thursday alone. There have now been more than 10 million cases in the U.S. since the pandemic began in March, and in addition, the U.S. has recorded more than 1,000 deaths per day for the last week.
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