Marjorie Taylor Greene downplayed reports that hospitals were packed with COVID-19 patients, saying 'we can't live forever'

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene claimed that hospitals were not crowded with COVID patients, and blamed media hype.She stated that people are also admitted to hospitals for other reasons and that "we can't stay alive forever."Greene has spread misinformation about coronaviruses and is currently banned from Twitter.10 Things in Politics: Get the latest news in politics and economics Loading... Click Sign up to receive marketing emails and other offers from Insider.Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene disregarded concerns that US hospitals would be overwhelmed by the coronavirus and stated, "We can't stay forever."In an interview on Thursday with "Real America’s Voice", the Georgia Republican stated that patients were admitted to hospitals for different reasons."I have spoken to the local hospitals in my area in my state. The waiting rooms can get crowded, but what do you know? She said that waiting rooms are filled with all sorts of things, not just COVID. "But, they're seeing around 30% of those cases being COVID."She claimed that the media tried to convince her that hospitals were "slam-packed" with COVID, but that was not true.She continued, "Everybody should get back to common sense and remember that we are human and can't live forever. We're going to get all kinds of illnesses and viruses and get hurt sometimes."As the Delta virus of the coronavirus continues to spread, some US hospitals are finding themselves overwhelmed. Hospitals have reported that they find it difficult to treat patients with other conditions and injuries when they are seeing a lot of coronavirus cases.Memorial Health in Georgia's Chatham County told an ABC affiliate it was unable to accept patient transfers from other hospitals. Other hospitals in the state claim they are overwhelmed.Greene has repeatedly made false claims about the virus. After falsely claiming vaccines were failing, Greene was suspended from Twitter for one week. The vaccine is effective in preventing severe illness, hospitalizations, and death due to COVID-19.