President Donald Trump returns to White House from Walter Reed hospital
Doctors who treated Donald Trump for coronavirus said their patient meets all the requirements for discharge from Walter Reed Hospital
President Trump arrives at the White House after spending several days at the Walter Reed National Army Hospital in Maryland..
The health status of US President Donald Trump «meets all the requirements, or better than these requirements so that it can be discharged». This was stated by doctors who treated Trump for COVID-19 after the American leader was diagnosed with coronavirus last week..
Earlier, Donald Trump himself said on Twitter that he will be discharged from the hospital today at 6:30 pm US East Coast time. In a tweet, Trump said he was feeling great: «I feel great! Don’t be afraid of covid. Don’t let him rule your life. During the Trump administration, we have developed really excellent medicines and knowledge. I feel better than 20 years ago»
Sean Conley, the attending physician to the President of the United States, said at a briefing that Trump «not fully recovered yet, but able to go home». According to him, the president did not force doctors to support him in his desire to leave the hospital..
Doctors also said that Trump will still receive the antiviral drug remdesivir, but he has not had a fever for more than 72 hours and the oxygen level in his blood is normal..
Sean Conley said that he and his colleagues are experiencing «cautious optimism» about the rate of recovery of Donald Trump. He did not answer the question of journalists from when the US president could be considered infected with the coronavirus.
According to the personal physician of the President of the United States, Donald Trump will be in the White House «surrounded by world-class medical care around the clock».
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