The surprise move excited a crowd of supporters who had been demonstrating outside the hospital in support of Trump. A black Chevrolet Suburban carrying Trump passed close to a security fence, behind which supporters waved flags and cheered for him. Trump, wearing a mask, waved to the crowd from inside the sport-utility vehicle as he passed by.
That’s Trump driving by his supporters outside Walter Reed military hospital. pic.twitter.com/eqA0RGkr6A
— Philip Crowther (@PhilipinDC) October 4, 2020
Trump had been taken to Walter Reed on Friday, the day after he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for Covid-19, because he was suffering from a high temperature and reduced oxygen levels in his blood.
— Van Applegate (@vbagate) October 4, 2020
Doctors told reporters in a press conference earlier Sunday that Trump’s symptoms had improved steadily and that his body temperature had been normal since spiking briefly and dropping back down on Friday morning.
President Trump, wearing a mask, rides by his supporters outside Walter Reed while in the back of a Suburban. pic.twitter.com/nsCJyYXHdK
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) October 4, 2020
“If he continues to look and feel as well as he does today, our hope is that we can plan for a discharge as early as tomorrow to the White House to continue his treatment course,” Dr. Brian Garibaldi said at Sunday’s press conference.
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