Doctor Says Trump Could Leave Hospital 'as Early as Tomorrow' if Things Go Well

President Donald Trump's medical team announced Sunday morning that he may be discharged from the hospital "as early as tomorrow."

Trump's cardiac, kidney and liver function remain healthy, and White House physician Dr. Sean Conley clarified that the president was briefly on oxygen Friday for "about an hour" before his condition improved.

Dr. Brian Garibaldi, speaking outside Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington, D.C., said the president has been up and active most of the day and they hope to release him from the hospital as soon as Monday.

"Today he feels well, he's been up and around and our plan for today is to have him eat and drink and be up out of bed as much as possible and mobile. And if he continues to look and feel as good as he does today, our hope is that we can plan for a discharge as early as tomorrow to the White House where he can continue his treatment course," Garibaldi said.

The medical team explained that president's blood oxygen level had dropped on Friday and Saturday. Trump was given dexamethasone, an anti-inflammatory corticosteroid.

The president is currently continuing a five-day course of remdesivir and has only mild symptoms. Conley said Trump was moved to Walter Reed Friday primarily for "more thorough evaluation and monitoring."

Conley also sought to clear up a "misconstrued" timeline of events that he laid out during a press conference Saturday. He acknowledged that he was not forthcoming about some details then in order to reflect the "upbeat attitude" of Trump's medical team and was aiming to "steer the course of illness in another direction."

Previous statements on Saturday from the medical team and White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows appeared to conflict. "Yesterday, we were real concerned," Meadows told reporters at the time. "He had a fever, and his blood oxygen level dropped rapidly."

"I didn't want to give any information that might steer the course of illness in another direction and in doing so it came of that we were trying to hide something," Conley further explained Sunday.

In a memo released on Saturday night, Conley wrote: "While not yet out of the woods, the team remains cautiously optimistic. The plan for tomorrow is to continue observation in between doses of Remdesivir, closely monitoring his clinical status while fully supporting his conduct of Presidential duties."

Updated 8:09 PM ET with additional information.

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White House physician Sean Conley answers questions surrounded by other doctors, during an update on the condition of US President Donald Trump, on October 4, 2020, at Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. - US President Donald Trump has resumed making calls and tweeting from hospital, but doctors say his progress on Sunday will be crucial to see if he develops a more severe form of Covid-19 BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI / AFP/Getty Images