US President Donald Trump shifted to Military Hospital

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US President Donald Trump shifted to Military Hospital

US President Donald Trump who tested positive for the novel virus on Friday has been shifted to a military hospital for treatment.

In a tweet on Friday, the president announced that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus. They both were tested after Trump's aide Hope Hicks contracted the virus.

Following the results, the president received an 8g dose of Regeneron's polyclonal antibody cocktail at the White House. Later, he was taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

In a statement, White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said the president will work in a special hospital suite for the next few days as a precautionary measure. The statement also said that Trump was being treated with Remdesivir.