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Trump will work in a special suite at the hospital for the next few days

Trump will work in a special suite at the hospital for the next few days

Chandrasekhar (The Jaihind Express Web Desk)

Trump will work in a special suite at the hospital for the next few days as a precautionary measure, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said. 

US President Donald Trump was in a military hospital on Saturday for treatment after testing positive for Covid-19, an extraordinary development that upended the presidential race a month before the Nov. 3 election.

Roughly 17 hours after he made his diagnosis public, Trump walked slowly from the White House to a waiting helicopter to be taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. He wore a mask and business suit and did not speak to reporters.

"I think I'm doing very well, but we're going to make sure that things work out," Trump said in a brief video message posted on Twitter. Early on Friday, he had tweeted that he and the first lady, Melania Trump, had contracted the virus.

With input from agencies