White House physician Dr. Sean Conley sent out a memorandum on Thursday stating that President Trump will be able to return to public engagements this weekend.
Noting that it will be ten days since Trump was first diagnosed with the novel coronavirus, Conley anticipates that Trump can return to his usual schedule by Saturday.
Conely said that Trump has responded “extremely well to treatment” and said there is no sign of “adverse therapeutic effects.”
“Today the President has completed his course of therapy for COVID-19 as prescribed by his team of physicans,” Conley said in his memo.
“Saturday will be day 10 since Thursday’s diagnosis, and based on the trajectory of advanced diagnostics the team has been conducting, I fully anticipate the President’s safe return to public engagements at that time,” he added.
Hours earlier, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., teased a constitutional measure to potentially remove Trump from office, following questions regarding Trump’s health as he recovers from coronavirus.
“Tomorrow, by the way, tomorrow, come here tomorrow,” Pelosi said. “We’re going to be talking about the 25th Amendment.”
The president and first lady Melania Trump announced they tested positive for COVID-19 early Friday, just before 1:00 a.m. — althuogh the actual timeline of his diagnosis has been disputed.
The Centers for Disease Control says people “with mild to moderate COVID-19 remain infectious no longer than 10 days after symptom onset. People with more severe symptoms can remain infectious for longer, it says.
TRUMP ACKNOWLEDGES HE WAS ‘VERY SICK’ WHEN HE WAS HOSPITALIZED FOR COVID
White House officials said Trump started exhibiting symptoms about a week ago.
Trump acknowledged earlier he was “very sick” last week when he was admitted to Walter Reed Medical Center.
Trump highlighted in a new video that while hospitalized, “I took this medicine and it