The president of United States, Donald Trump, has been admitted this Friday to the military hospital Walter Reed, en Bethesda, Maryland, considered the best hospital in the country, where it will be under observation as a precautionary measure, as reported by the White House.
The president, who has been transferred by helicopter, has had a fever since this morning, as a source close to the matter has indicated to CNN. Both she and the first lady, Melania Trump, had announced hours earlier that they had tested positive for coronavirus after one of their closest assistants, Hope Hicks, also contracted covid-19.
One of the White House doctors has also pointed out that the president is “fatigued”, although his press officer, Kayleigh McEnany, has assured that he has “mild symptoms” and is “animated”.
“Trump is being hospitalized as a precautionary measure and following the recommendations of the doctors,” he explained before noting that “he will continue working from the hospital itself.”