COVID-Infected Trump Removes Mask on Return, Gasps for Breath

Netizens took to Twitter to voice their opinions, as ‘#COVIDIOT” and “Gasping” trended.

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US President Donald Trump removes his mask after returning to White House.

"I learnt a lot about the coronavirus," said US President Donald Trump addressing the American people in a video, on his return to White House after being discharged from Walter Reed Medical Centre on Monday, 5 October.

"Don't let it dominate you. Don't let it take over your lives," he said, continuing to dismiss the pandemic that has killed over 200,000 individuals in the US alone. However, the elaborate Twitter video captured his return to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, also showed Trump gasping for breath, as he removed his mask for photo ops.

"Now I'm better, and maybe I'm immune, I don't know," he continued, in the video.

Fine or Not Fine, Asks Twitter

People on Twitter, too, pointed that Trump was gasping for breath and asked whether he was actually fine.

‘COVIDIOT’, ‘Gasping’ Trends On Twitter

Netizens took to Twitter to voice their opinions, as '#COVIDIOT" and "Gasping" trended.

Before his discharge from the medical centre, Trump's medical team refused to answer the question of when he last tested positive. “I don’t want to go backwards,” Conley told reporters at Monday’s news briefing at Walter Reed National Medical Center.

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