WASHINGTON | Donald Trump is no longer contagious, his doctor Sean Conley said on Saturday, nine days after the US president tested positive for COVID-19.
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“Tonight, I am happy to announce that in addition to the fact that the president meets all CDC criteria for a safe end of isolation, this morning’s COVID PCR test shows, by currently recognized standards , which it is no longer considered as risky to transmit [le virus] to other people, ”said Dr Conley in a statement.
The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) is the principal US federal agency for public health.
According to the press release from Dr Conley, tests have shown that “there is no more evidence of active replication of the virus” and that Mr. Trump’s viral load “is decreasing”.
The president does not have a fever and the symptoms he was experiencing have “improved,” the White House doctor said, stressing that he would continue to monitor his condition as Mr. Trump resumes. the normal course of business.
The president, who was hospitalized for three days, on Saturday marked his return to the race for the November 3 election with a White House address to several hundred supporters.
” I’m fine! Mr. Trump said, all smiles, at the start of a twenty-minute speech in which he appeared in good shape.
The White House has announced that it is resuming its campaign meetings early next week, at an intense pace: Florida Monday, Pennsylvania Tuesday, Iowa Wednesday.