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Trump's Blood Oxygen Level Dropped Below Normal Twice, White House Doctor Says

Doctors have reported that some seriously ill coronavirus patients can have critically low levels of blood oxygen, but may not report feeling out of breath.

In response to the second blood oxygen level drop, Trump’s medical team administered dexamethasone, a steroid that has been shown to save the lives of people seriously ill with COVID-19 in a clinical trial.

Despite these two incidents, Trump’s condition is continuing to improve, Conley said during a news conference. Trump’s medical team is hoping to discharge the president “as early as tomorrow,” Conley said.

Trump was admitted to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday, just hours after revealing he and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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