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Trump says he's 'doing very well' in video posted after leaving for military medical facility

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center by helicopter after the White House announced that he "will be working from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days" after testing positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S., October 2, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said in a video posted on Twitter on Friday that he thought he was doing well, after he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus.

“I think I’m doing very well, but we’re going to make sure that things work out. The first lady is doing very well,” Trump said.

The video was posted to Twitter immediately after he left for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, where he will stay for the next few days.

Reporting by Makini Brice; Editing by Mohammad Zargham

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