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Although he is still meant to be in isolation, US president Donald Trump is back home in the White House only three days after testing positive for Covid-19.

The World Health Organisation (WHO) advises that those that have tested positive should self-isolate for 10 days as they could still be contagious and infect others. WHO also advises people to wear masks in public spaces.

Trump, who has been vocal against wearing masks, was admitted to Walter Reed hospital over the weekend after he tested positive on Friday. He left the hospital on Monday evening and wore a mask, and was again seen wearing a mask as he got off Marine One and walked into the White House.

But, as he walked into the White House he took off his mask and met with journalists. Trump and his wife Melania are both still contagious.

The Guardian reports that the president's personal physician, Sean Conley, said while he met the discharge requirements, Trump was "not entirely out of the woods yet." On Monday, Conley said Trump would take another dose of Remdesivir before leaving the hospital.

Before leaving the hospital, Trump tweeted a video in which he assured the people that they shouldn't be afraid of the virus and that he is feeling much better.

Trump's family was also criticised for not wearing masks during the first election debate between Trump and his Democrat opponent, former vice president Joe Biden, last week.

The debate between the two vice president candidates will take place on Wednesday, with both current vice president Mike Pence and California Senator Kamala Harris to be separated by plexiglass shields.

Watch the CNN video below to see Trump's video and then a discussion by CNN correspondents on the matter.

Image credits: Financial Times

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