Update on US President Donald Trump After Testing Positive for COVID-19
US PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP – United States Pres. Donald Trump spoke on his battle against the COVID-19 disease.
United States is one of the countries hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. This new coronavirus disease was first recorded in China last December 2019.
A month after, several other countries including U.S. recorded their first cases of the disease. More than 200 nations and territories now got cases of the disease and even the World Health Organization (WHO) was alarmed by how fast the pandemic spread across the globe.
According to WHO, it is going to be a long-term battle against the pandemic. US President Trump has always been vocal of blaming China over the pandemic.
The United States is the country that recorded the most cases of COVID-19. More than 7.8 million cases of the disease were recorded in the country as of this writing. The death toll is 218,648 while more than five million patients have already recovered.
Recently, US President Donald Trump tested positive for COVID-19. He underwent a swab test after one of his advisers tested positive for the disease.
First Lady Melania Trump also tested for coronavirus and the result returned positive. She and the President went into isolation but he went out of the hospital shortly after and returned to the White House.
US President Donald Trump expressed that he’s “medication-free” in his battle against COVID-19 right now based on a report on ABS-CBN News. His doctors previously said he was given medicines.
Speaking to Fox’s Tucker Carlson, he said that it was eight hours ago that he is not under medication. It was not clear as to when the interview took place at the White House.
Based on the report, the US President said he has already been tested again for coronavirus. He’s tested every two days. With regards to the impact of the disease to him, he admitted that it is draining his energy and he was found to have congestion.
Meanwhile, Trump said that he “didn’t have a problem with his breathing. He has no idea as to how he contacted the disease stressing that it is “highly contagious”.
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