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READ: White House physician memo after president, first lady test positive for COVID-19

READ: White House physician memo after president, first lady test positive for COVID-19
Posted at 6:06 AM, Oct 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 06:49:01-04

(WXYZ) — The White House Physician released a memo overnight Friday after President Donald Trump announced he and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.

In the memo, the physician said the president and first lady "are both well at this time," but did not say whether or not they were showing symptoms.

Read the entire memo below.

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"MEMORANDUM FOR: KAYLEIGH MCENANY, ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND WHITE HOUSE PRESS SECRETARY

FROM: SEAN P. CONLEY, DO, FACEP, PHYSICIAN TO THE PRESIDENT, COMMANDER, U.S. NAVY

SUBJECT: President Donald J. Trump & First Lady Melania Trump’s COVID-19 Tests

I release the following information with the permission of President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.

This evening I received confirmation that both President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

The President and First Lady are both well at this time, and they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence.

The White House medical team and I will maintain a vigilant watch, and I appreciate the support provided by some of our country’s greatest medical professionals and institutions.

Rest assured I expect the President to continue carrying out his duties without disruption while recovering, and I will keep you updated on any future developments."