“Out of caution,” President Trump will be taken to Walter Reed hospital “out of an abundance of caution,” the White House said on Friday.
Earlier today, Trump and his wife Melania, tested positive for coronavirus. While the White House said at a Press Conference that he was suffering from mild symptoms, the New York Post later reported that Trump has a mild fever and felt fatigued.
Trump is expected to remain at the hospital “for the next few days,” White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement.
“Out of an abundance of caution, and at the recommendation of his physician and medical experts, the President will be working from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days. President Trump appreciates the outpouring of support for both he and the First Lady,” she said.
McEnany said Trump, 74, “remains in good spirts, has mild symptoms, and has been working throughout the day.” Right now, there is no plans for transfer of power to Vice-President Mike Pence.