President Donald Trump’s doctor, Dr. Sean Conley, provided a health update on Saturday.
“This morning the president is doing very well,” the Navy commander said.
“At this time, the team and I are extremely happy with the progress the president has made,” Conley said. “Thursday he had a mild cough with some nasal congestion and fatigue, all of which are now resolving and improving.”
Conley also noted that Trump has been fever-free for 24 hours.
Dr. Sean Conley:
“This morning the president is doing very well…at this time the team and I are extremely happy with the progress the president has made.”
God bless our healthcare workers and heroes ?pic.twitter.com/xEisztVyyD
— Students For Trump (@TrumpStudents) October 3, 2020
Trump previously revealed Thursday night on Twitter that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.
Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020
What you need to know
- Trump was taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday evening, just a day after he tested positive for the coronavirus.
- Trump gave a personal health update via Twitter on Friday night, saying things are “going well, I think!”
Going welI, I think! Thank you to all. LOVE!!!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 3, 2020
- Conley said that the decision to move Trump to Walter Reed ultimately came on the suggestion of the doctor and his medical team.
What we need to find out
- After recent COVID-19 diagnoses among key Republicans, will more high-profile figures reveal a potential diagnosis? If so, could this affect the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett?
- There still isn’t a concrete timeline for Trump to resume his normal duties.
While the timing of Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis is far from ideal, the coronavirus thankfully appears to be having a minimal impact on the president.
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