President Trump Leaves Hospital Monday Evening, Despite White House Cases Mount
According to president Donald J. Trump he feels well. This does not seat well with many commentators and analyst who continue to question his condition and raise concerns about a possible return to hospital by the president in the coming days. Many more officials in his inner circle continue to test positive for the coronavirus.
Johannesburg— The US president Donald Trump left the hospital with a cautious prognosis Monday (October 5th 2020) after three days of treatment for Covid-19. He returns to a White House where there has been an increased spread of Covid-19 among his top aides barely a month before he seeks ra second term re-election as US president.
President Trump, wearing a surgical mask, walked out the front door of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., where he had been receiving treatment since Friday evening. Administration officials were making preparations for Mr. Trump to isolate in the White House residence, instead of the West Wing, where many senior aides work, according to a person familiar with the discussions.
Shortly before 7 p.m., as t Mr. Trump exited Marine One, he stood on a White House balcony, removed his mask, flashed two thumbs up and gave a salute.
The US president returned to a White House that has been shaken by the Covid-19 illness. Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Monday she had tested positive and was going into isolation. Other people close to the president who have tested positive include Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien, aide Hope Hicks, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, former adviser Kellyanne Conway and director of Oval Office operations Nick Luna.
The US president’s exit from Walter Reed came after his physician, Sean Conley, said Monday that Mr. Trump had met his doctors’ discharge criteria. “Though he may not entirely be out of the woods yet, the team and I agree that all our evaluations and most importantly his clinical status support the president’s safe return home where he’ll be surrounded by world class medical care 24/7,” he said.