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White House Press Secretary Says She Has Tested Positive For COVID-19, Experiencing No Symptoms

© REUTERS / Joshua Roberts/File PhotoFILE PHOTO: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany removes her mask before a television interview after US President Donald Trump announced that he and US first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Washington, US, October 2, 2020
FILE PHOTO: White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany removes her mask before a television interview after US President Donald Trump announced that he and US first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Washington, US, October 2, 2020 - Sputnik International
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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has said that US President Donald Trump's condition continued to improve overnight, adding that the president could be able to leave the hospital and return to the White House later in the day.

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said in a statement on Monday that she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, but is experiencing no symptoms at present.

"After testing negative consistently, including every day since Thursday, I tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday morning while experiencing no symptoms," McEnany said.

"No reporters, producers, or members of the press are listed as close contacts by the White House Medical Unit," McEnany said, adding that she was going into quarantine following the diagnosis.

Trump announced on Twitter in the early hours of Friday, 2 October, that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for the coronavirus. The same day, the president was taken to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre in Maryland.

FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: US President Donald Trump gestures from a car as he rides in front of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where he is being treated for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bethesda, Maryland, US.October 4, 2020 - Sputnik International
Trump's Condition Continued to Improve Overnight, White House Chief of Staff Says
The president has been given a dose of an experimental antibody cocktail, as well as antiviral drug remdesivir, and immunity-boosters, such as Vitamin D and zinc.

According to Trump's doctors, the president has now completed the second dose of remdesivir. His liver and kidney functions were described as "normal".

On Sunday, Trump's medical team revealed that the president's oxygen level had reached 98%, adding that the US commander-in-chief could be discharged from the hospital as soon as Monday if his condition continues improving.

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