UPDATE II: President Trump tweeted a video thanking Americans for their concern and support. It was release shortly after he boarded Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House and landed at Walter Reed Military Medical Center.
BREAKING: President Trump seen for first time since coronavirus diagnosis; he gave a 'thumbs-up' before boarding Marine One to military hospital. pic.twitter.com/S9vZs5WbSW— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) October 2, 2020
UPDATE: Out of an abundance of caution, President Trump will be escorted to Walter Reed Military Medical Center by helicopter Friday afternoon for evaluation. He will undergo a series of tests and will stay at the facility for a number of days. According to White House officials President Trump's condition, which was reported by his physician earlier in the day, stands. His condition has not deteriorated.
“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 said about the development.
As a precautionary measure and at the recommendation of his physician & medical experts, President Trump will work from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days. He remains in good spirits, has mild symptoms, & will continue working for the American people ???? pic.twitter.com/UcUJbhOOrB— Sarah Matthews (@SarahAMatthews1) October 2, 2020
After being diagnosed with COVID-19, President Trump departs the White House for a multi-day stay at Walter Reed Medical Center pic.twitter.com/JUUAZGsA2s— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) October 2, 2020
.@realDonaldTrump is in good spirts, has mild symptoms, and has been working throughout the day. Out of an abundance of caution, & at the recommendation of his physician and medical experts, he will be working from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days.— Alyssa Farah (@Alyssafarah) October 2, 2020
Marine One is at the White House and waiting to take President Trump to Walter Reed hospital pic.twitter.com/Y4AYzl7ihy— TV News HQ (@TVNewsHQ) October 2, 2020
Lots of extraordinary things happening right now, but it's very standard for a president to take Marine One when traveling to Walter Reed.— Julie Pace (@jpaceDC) October 2, 2020
White House press sec. Kayleigh McEnany waits with others as Pres. Trump prepares to leave the White House to go to Walter Reed Medical Center after he tested positive for COVID-19. https://t.co/4fUBzoe08c pic.twitter.com/46zJ7qu64l— ABC News (@ABC) October 2, 2020
White House physician and U.S. Navy Commander Sean Conley released an update about President Trump’s current health status and treatment plan Friday afternoon as he battles Wuhan coronavirus.
"Following PCR-confirmation of the President's diagnosis, as a precautionary measure he received a single 8 gram dose of Regeneron's polyclonal antibody cocktail. He completed the infusion without incident. In addition to the polyclonal antibodies, the President has been taking zinc, Vitamin D, famotidine, melatonin and a daily aspirin," Dr. Conley wrote in a letter released Friday afternoon. "As of this afternoon the President remains fatigued but in good spirits. He's being evaluated by a team of experts, and together we'll be making recommendations to the President and First Lady in regards to next steps."
"First Lady Melania Trump remains well with only a mild cough and headache, and the reminder of the First Family are well and tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 today," he continued.
During an interview with Fox News earlier in the day, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said President Trump plans to speak to the American people sometime in the near future.
"It's safe to say you'll be seeing and hearing from the President as he moves forward with his working schedule," McEnany said. "He wants to talk to the American people."
#Exclusive First one on one interview with White House after POTUS contracts COVID19. @HarrisFaulkner asks the Big Question: WILL PRESIDENT TRUMP ADDRESS THE NATION ON HIS CONDITION? @PressSec #TrumpCovid pic.twitter.com/DVwuutVubq— Outnumbered Overtime (@OutnumberedOT) October 2, 2020