US President Donald Trump has been admitted to hospital. Just a few hours after announcing on his social media site that both himself and his wife, Melania, have tested positive for COVID-19.
Donald Trump admitted to hospital: The shocking turnabout has thrown his campaign hopes into turmoil say White House advisors. Leaving the White House 17 hours after announcing his positive test. He walked slowly to a waiting helicopter that then flew him to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
He was wearing his trademark suit but did have a face mask on. Before he left he added a short video to his Twitter account saying. “I think I’m doing very well, but we’re going to make sure that things work out”. As he works for the next few days from hospital, an online video showed a tiny group of his supporters outside the hospital. But none were wearing masks.
Trump’s doctor, Sean P. Conley said that he is tired but in good spirits. And that the President will be treated with an experimental drug as he has a mild fever. Trump is the latest world leader to contract the virus which can cause serious respiratory problems.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was rushed into intensive care after falling gravely ill in March. Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro called the virus a “little flu”. Ater being infected in July. However both have now fully recovered.
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