OREANDA-NEWS. Presidential candidate from the Democratic Party, former US vice president, Joe Biden, declared that he is ready to postpone a second round of debate scheduled for October 15 with his Republican rival, current head of state, Donald Trump, if the latter is still sick. “If he still has COVID, we shouldn’t have a debate,” Biden told reporters.

Trump’s infection with the coronavirus of a new type became known on October 2. His wife Melania, his press secretary, personal assistant and several other employees of the presidential administration were also infected with COVID-19. The head of the White House spent three days at the military medical center Walter Reed in Maryland. After being discharged from the hospital, the US President said that he feels well and is ready to take part in the upcoming debate. Presidential election in the United States is scheduled for November 3.