President Trump goes to hospital after testing positive for coronavirus
According to the White House, US President Donald Trump was admitted to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and stayed there for several days.
On his way to the hospital, Mr. Trump marched to his aircraft, Marine One, clad in a tie.
He has not passed authority to Vice President Mike Pence, and, despite his sickness, remains president.
A video shot in the White House was shared by Mr. Trump thanking his well-wishers.
Mr Trump said in the 18-second recording, “I want to thank everyone for their wonderful support.”
I think I’m doing pretty good, but we’ll make sure things work out.
I love it, so thank you so much. I’m never going to forget it.
He and the first lady, Melania Trump, screened positive for coronavirus, Mr. Trump announced yesterday.
Trump is feeling well despite the coronavirus
The White House reported in a statement that Trump “remains in good mood, has moderate symptoms, and has been working all day long.”
The President will be operating from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next two days, out of abundant consideration and on the recommendation of his physicians and medical experts, “the White House said.”
“The outpouring of support for both him and the First Lady is welcomed by President Trump.”
Since Friday morning, Mr. Trump has had a fever, a person familiar with the matter said, but the fever remains consistent with the definition as “mild symptoms” by the White House.
Trump’s psychiatrist wrote earlier in the afternoon in a letter that he “remains tired but in a good mood.”
He said a Regeneron polyclonal antibody mixture was prescribed to Trump and he was taking calcium, vitamin D, famotidine, melatonin, and aspirin regular.
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed also wished president Trump to feel better in a tweet:
The memo has said that with just a slight cough and headache, first lady Melania Trump stays healthy, and the rest of the first family is well and has tested negative.
In the early morning hours on Friday. The President announced that he and the first lady had tested positive for coronavirus.
In high spirits, people who talked to him on Friday morning identified him. And they said he was speaking about the business of the day.
On Friday morning, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, tested negative for coronavirus.