Donald Trump says he “feels really good” and will leave the Walter Reed Medical Center soon. The US president was being treated at the hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.
The president tweeted: “I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M. Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!”
The virus has so far killed more than 209,000 Americans.
I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M. Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid. Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 5, 2020
After catching COVID and the debatable reasons how like not wearing a mask along with the disregard of social distancing, anyone would have thought Trump would have at least had the expediency to have warned others of the dangers of not following covid rules.
Downplaying of a deadly virus that’s killed 215k and infected 7 million Americans is absolutely irresponsible.
To date official records state Coronavirus:
Millions of Americans and people around the world are grieving for their loved ones lost to covid, while others are struggling day by day, facing the economic collapse and uncertainty the covid crisis has brought.
This cavalier attitude about his health reflects his public posture of playing down the risk. He has contradicted or undermined the recommendations from experts in his own administration. And he has repeatedly said that the end of the virus’ spread was just around the corner.
Trumps rosy assessment of the public-health crisis had not diminished even in the hours leading up to announcing his positive test results early Friday morning.
In prerecorded remarks for Thursday night’s Al Smith charity dinner, the President proclaimed that the “end of the pandemic is in sight.”
It is precisely this irresponsible attitude and undermining message that many people have attributed to the massive death toll the U.S. has sadly seen.