Trump going to Walter Reed hospital for ‘few days’ after COVID-19 diagnosis


President Trump on Friday was being taken to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, after contracting COVID-19.

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.”

Dr. Sean Conley, physician to the president, released Trump’s initial course of treatment Friday afternoon in a public memo following Trump’s early-morning disclosure on Twitter that he contracted the virus.

Trump was administered “polyclonal antibodies” to help his body battle COVID-19 and is experiencing fatigue, his doctor said.