Just 32 days after the US presidential election, Donald Trump has been hospitalized with Covid-19 The White House said he would be watched there for “a few days”.

Trump, 74, is in the age group most at risk of contracting the Coronavirus, with about 80 percent of Covid-19 deaths in the United States occurring among those 65 years of age or older.

Mr Trump has also been reported to have high blood cholesterol, and his weight of 17.6 pounds (110.7 kg) is considered fat due to his height, which may also make him more vulnerable to the deadly virus.

Mr. Trump’s physician, Sean Connelly, said the president and his wife Melania Trump were “in good health at this time” and are receiving treatment. Mr Trump, who is showing symptoms, is being treated with the multi-antibody regeneron cocktail. His doctor said he also takes vitamin C, zinc, melatonin, and aspirin daily.

Mr. Trump He said in a video from his hospital room on Saturday He felt “much better” and hoped to return “soon”.

Dr. Conley also indicated that Mr. Trump intends to continue “fulfilling his duties” while recovering, but with Mr. Trump being transferred to the hospital – and expected to be quarantined for at least two weeks – there are some tasks that the leader performs in – the president may be unable to On performance.

In that case, many of his duties would likely be handed over to Mike Pence, US Vice President.

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