US president ‘feeling better’ in hospital but chief of staff says Trump’s symptoms ‘very concerning’.
Trump’s address came just hours after differing assessments of his health from administration officials
- US President Donald Trump says in a recorded message that he was feeling ill when he arrived at the Walter Reed medical centre but now feels better.
- US president was moved to the military hospital in Bethesda, Maryland, for treatment after testing positive for COVID-19.
- Earlier, White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said president’s symptoms were “very concerning”.
- Trump diagnosis forced him to withdraw at least temporarily from the campaign, raising questions about its potential effects on the November 3 election.