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President Trump could be discharged from Walter Reed on Monday

President Trump is currently at Walter Reed Medical Center as he is treated for coronavirus.

Published: October 4, 2020 11:54am

Updated: October 4, 2020 12:46pm

President Trump could be discharged from Walter Reed Medical Center to finish his COVID-19 treatment from the White House, a doctor announced during a press conference on Sunday.

"In response to transient low oxygen levels as Dr. Conley has discussed, we did initiate dexamethasone therapy and he received his first dose of that yesterday. And our plan is to continue that for the time being," that doctor said.

President Trump's physician Dr. Sean Conley expressed that he wished to "reiterate how pleased we all are with the president's recovery."

Conley explained that on Friday morning when the president's "oxygen saturation was transiently dipping below 94 percent," he suggested that the president take oxygen. 

"He was fairly adamant that he didn't need it. He was not short of breath. He was tired, had the fever, and that was about it," Conley explained, noting that following approximately a minute of oxygen the president's levels had risen and that the president remained on the oxygen for around one hour.

Conley also said that the president's oxygen level on Saturday dipped but eventually rose. He noted that the president is not experiencing shortness of breath.

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