Infected with coronavirus, Trump leaves hospital

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Infected with coronavirus, Trump leaves hospital

US President Donald Trump left the Walter Reed Military Hospital, where he received treatment for three days after contracting the coronavirus. It is reported by “Interfax”.

The American leader, wearing a medical mask, left the hospital building at 18:38 local time (1:38 Moscow time). He waved his hand to the journalists, said, “Thank you very much,” and raised his thumb. Then Trump got into the jeep, drove to the helicopter and flew away.

Trump announced his upcoming discharge from the hospital on the evening of October 5. According to him, he feels good, “better than 20 years ago,” and urged not to be afraid of COVID-19. Prior to that, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said that there are great chances for the president to return to the White House on October 5.

Trump's infection with the coronavirus became known on the morning of October 2. His wife Melania Trump also tested positive for coronavirus. US President's attending physician Sean Conley emphasized that Trump and the first lady are doing well and plan to stay at the residence for the duration of their recovery. Trump said he did not intend to transfer his powers to US Vice President Mike Pence.

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