US President Donald Trump made a surprise visit to his supporters outside the hospital where he was being treated for the Corona virus.
The 74-year-old briefly left Walter Reed Medical Center in Maryland on Sunday and was seen sitting in a black car wearing a mask waving to people waiting on the side of the road.
This came shortly after he posted another video – his third since he revealed in the early hours of Friday that he had the virus.
And he had promised in the video clip “to pay a small surprise to some of the great patriots whom we went out to on the street.”
He also described his treatment as a “very enjoyable journey,” adding: “I learned a lot about COVID.
“I learned that by really going to school. This is the real school. This is not a“ let’s read books ”school. And I understand it, and I understand it. It’s a very interesting thing.”
It’s a shift for a president who has spent much of the pandemic downplaying the disease and even mocking those in masks in an effort to protect themselves and those around them.
The number of people who have died from the virus in the UK is approaching 210,000 and the number of confirmed cases has passed 7.4 million.
Trump’s medical team said that if he improved, he might be allowed to continue his treatment at the White House starting Monday.
But the doctors were He was criticized for providing information that has been contradicted Sometimes by Mr. Trump’s employees.
On Saturday, Dr. Sean Connelly, who heads the medical team, refused to admit that the president had gotten extra oxygen at the White House the day before he was taken to hospital.
Minutes later, Mr. Trump’s Chief of Staff, Mark Meadows, said paramedics were “extremely concerned” about the president’s vital signs before he arrived at Walter Reed.
On Sunday, Dr. Conley admitted that Trump’s oxygen levels had fallen and that he actually received the oxygen on Friday.
The doctor said that he was “trying to reflect the team’s optimistic position” and “not wanting to give any information that might direct the course of the disease in another direction.”