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Trump is doing "very well", White House physician says

President Donald Trump, who was flown to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday after testing positive for Covid-19, is doing "very well" and has started Remdesivir therapy, according to a statement by Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany.

"This afternoon, in consultation with specialists from Walter Reed and Johns Hopkins University, I recommended movement of the President up to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for further monitoring. This evening I am happy to report that the President is doing very well. He is not requiring any supplemental oxygen, but in consultation with specialists, we have elected to initiate Remdesivir therapy. He has completed his first dose and is resting comfortably," the statement reads.

Trump has since tweeted for the first time since arriving at Reed Medical Center, writing: "Going welI[sic], I think! Thank you to all. LOVE!!!"

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