President Trump Announces He and the First Lady Have Tested Positive for COVID-19
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by Causes | 10.2.20
What’s the story?
- President Donald Trump announced Thursday night that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). Both had been in contact with senior advisor Hope Hicks, who tested positive after traveling with them to Minnesota and to Cleveland, Ohio, for the presidential debate.
- President Trump tweeted:
"Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!"
- First Lady Melania Trump tweeted:
"As too many Americans have done this year, @potus & I are quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19. We are feeling good & I have postponed all upcoming engagements. Please be sure you are staying safe & we will all get through this together."
- Dr. Sean Conley, a U.S. Navy commander who serves as the physician to the president, released the following statement with the permission of the president and first lady:
“This evening I received confirmation that both President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
The President and First Lady are both well at this time, and they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence.
The White House medical team and I will maintain a vigilant watch, and I appreciate the support provided by some of our country’s greatest medical professionals and institutions. Rest assured I expect the President to continue carrying out his duties without disruption while recovering, and I will keep you updated on any future developments.”
— Eric Revell
(Photo Credit: White House via Flickr / Public Domain)
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