The White House has offered explanation on why US President Donald Trump was flown to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in the Washington DC suburbs after testing positive for Covid-19.
It said the decision was taken it of out of embodiment of caution, day after he tested positive for the virus.
The president, according to White House, was “fatigued but in good spirits”.
Mr Trump received an experimental drug cocktail injection at the White House after he and First Lady Melania Trump both tested positive for Covid-19, The BBC has said.
According to the outlet, wearing a mask and suit, Mr Trump walked out across the White House lawn on Friday afternoon to his helicopter, Marine One, for the short flight to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in the Washington DC suburbs.
He waved and gave a thumbs-up to reporters but said nothing before boarding the aircraft.
Many considers President Trump medical condition as a setback.
After wishing him quick well message after news that Trump and his wife tested positive for Covid-19, his main rival and Democratic challenger Joe Biden in the presidential race, continued his campaign.
“This is not a matter of politics. But, I think it is a bracing reminder for all of us that we have take the matter seriously”, he said.
In a video posted to Twitter, Mr Trump said: “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. So thank you very much”.
His message of hope has reassured the hopes of American Citizens and other world leaders who have sent prayers to President Trump to recover from his feverish condition with his wife.
Trump had on Friday last week, ridiculed his rival, Joe Biden for swearing a facemask as recommended by all public health experts.