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Good evening. Here’s the latest.
1. President Trump to Americans: “Don’t be afraid of Covid.”
Mr. Trump announced that he would leave the hospital this evening and urged others to have no fear and not to let the virus “dominate your life.” He made no mention of the 209,000 Americans who have died from the virus.
His doctors said that he met or exceeded all discharge criteria, but that he would be watched and treated this week by a team at the White House. “Feeling really good!” the president tweeted, three days after he was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Above, Dr. Sean Conley, Mr. Trump’s physician, briefing reporters today.
The announcement was a drastic turn of events given that a day earlier, his medical team had presented mixed messages about his condition. The doctors