How Trump’s COVID-19 affects his campaign

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A supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump holds a sign as he talks to the media outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, where Trump is being treated for COVID-19 in Bethesda, Maryland, U.S. October 5, 2020. Photo by REUTERS/Leah Millis

White House physician Doctor Sean Conley told the press on Sunday that Trump needed supplemental oxygen twice, and that he was given dexamethasone, a steroid typically used to treat serious COVID-19 cases. But Trump tweeted today that he’ll be leaving the hospital at 6:30 p.m. eastern time. Meanwhile, a new national poll by NBC and the Wall Street Journal shows Trump trailing former Vice President Joe Biden by 14 points.