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US President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Test Positive For Coronavirus

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday introduced that he and his spouse Melania have examined constructive for the novel coronavirus.

“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for Covid-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this together,” he mentioned in a tweet.

The following plan of action for the President and the First Woman was not instantly clear as he has occasions scheduled for Friday in Florida and Saturday in Wisconsin.

The announcement got here after White Home adviser Hope Hicks, one among Trump’s closest aide, was confirmed to have examined constructive for the virus on Thursday.

She had travelled with the President on Air Drive One earlier this week, an knowledgeable supply instructed The Hill information web site.

After the revelation, Trump had tweeted: “Hope Hicks, who has been working so laborious with out even taking a small break, has simply examined constructive for Covid 19. Horrible.

“The First Woman and I are ready for our take a look at outcomes. Within the meantime, we’ll start our quarantine course of.”

Additionally in a press release, a White Home official mentioned contact tracing has been completed, “and the appropriate notifications and recommendations have been made”, The Hill information web site reported.

Hicks is the most recent White Home aide to check constructive for the virus which has thus far contaminated 7,277,352 individuals within the US and killed 207,791 others, making it the worst-hit nation on the earth.

Nationwide Safety Adviser Robert O’Brien had examined constructive, in addition to a White Home valet who serves the President.

Katie Miller, the Vice President’s communications director and the spouse of Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller, have been additionally contaminated.

(IANS)

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