Trump Experiencing 'Mild Symptoms' After Positive Coronavirus Test
President Trump is experiencing "mild symptoms," according to a White House official. NBC News' Hallie Jackson also provides on an update on recent test results of members of Trump's inner circle. Aired on 10/02/2020.
White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows says President Trump is in good spirits but is displaying mild symptoms. President Donald Trump arrived at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center where he will remain "for the next few days" following his positive test for the coronavirus.
The White House has said Trump's symptoms are mild and that he is in good spirits, but he has not been seen or heard from in public since the news of the positive COVID-19 test early Friday morning.
"President Trump remains in good spirits, has mild symptoms, and has been working throughout the day. 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," White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement.
You can Chief of Staff Mark Meadows briefed reporters after President Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus. He said the president was experiencing "mild symptoms" but he was in "good spirits" and "very energetic." Donald Trump has "mild symptoms" but is in "good spirits" after contracting coronavirus, a White House official has said.
The US president and his wife Melania are self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19, just one month before the US election.
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told reporters on Friday that President Trump "continues to be, not only in good spirits, but very energetic".
He added: "I'm optimistic that he will have a quick and speedy recovery."