"We cannot wait until people start really dying in large numbers," the progressive Democrat from New York warned.
"The doctors are doing everything they can to care for the Congressman," the representative's office said in a statement.
The European country recorded the world's deadliest 24-hour period of coronavirus-related fatalities Saturday, prompting additional draconian lockdown restrictions.
The city is also advising residents to "have sex with people close to" them, especially during periods of quarantine and social distancing.
Over 250,000 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed since the pandemic started late last year.
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More than 25 million people across the state could be infected over the next eight weeks if no mitigation efforts are made, California Governor Gavin Newsom warned.
More than 245,000 COVID-19 cases have been confirmed since the pandemic started last year.
Restrictions have been introduced across the globe in a bid to curb the spread of the virus, from "stay at home" orders in California to a travel ban on foreign nationals in The Philippines.
There is currently no vaccine or treatment for the virus that causes COVID-19.
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"The pace of the scientific research has been really at a breathtaking speed," says Angela Rasmussan, a virologist and research scientist at Columbia University. "It's unprecedented."
Google is celebrating handwashing pioneer Ignaz Semmelweis with a doodle demonstrating how best to wash your hands to limit the spread of the new coronavirus.
However, marshaling Creedmoor Psychiatric Center's extensive resources may not be feasible on a rapid time-scale, even with significant preparations.
Nearly 80 percent of people recover from the COVID-19 virus without requiring any special treatment, the World Health Organization (WHO) notes.
As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads around the world, scientists are scrambling to identify treatments that may be effective against the disease.
News comes as the city announces no new cases for the first time in over two months.
According to researchers, authorities were able to prevent new infections with tough quarantine measures and strict testing on residents, whether they displayed symptoms or not.
"It's really important that we are careful in the language we use lest it lead to profiling of individuals associated with the virus," the World Health Organization's Mike Ryan said.
A Facebook group founded by Gui Cavalcanti is working to open-source supplies needed to treat COVID-19.
In about 45 days, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus is projected to hit its peak in the state, straining the health care system's capacity.