Shirking recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, President Donald Trump returned to the White House on Monday night, after being hospitalized with COVID-19 over the weekend.
CDC recommendations state that a person with confirmed COVID-19 should not be around others until 10 days after symptoms first appeared and that person has gone 24 hours without a fever (and not using medications to keep the fever down). Other symptoms should also be improving.
Trump, however, publicly confirmed his diagnosis early last Friday, or only four days ago. On Monday evening, however, he was seen entering the White House without a mask, into a room with aides visible to reporters, the AP reported.
Though he might not be “entirely out of the woods yet,” according to his doctor, Trump was doing well enough to be discharged.
State health officials are concerned about the president’s statements and actions following his