The president and first lady confirmed in the early hours of Friday morning that both have tested positive for the virus. The pair were tested after Hope Hicks, a White House aide, also tested positive for the disease. The Trumps will isolate in the White House while they recover.
Former White House adviser Kellyanne Conway says she has tested positive for Covid-19.
The office of Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin, announced that he tested positive for the coronavirus. It was not clear where Mr. Johnson contracted the virus but his office said he was exposed earlier this week to an individual who tested positive.
White House physician says President Trump “is not requiring any supplemental oxygen” but has started Remdesivir therapy.
White House chief of staff confirmed Trump has “mild symptoms” – Trump will not return to the campaign trail for now – VP Pence tested negative for the virus
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows says Pres. Trump is “not only in good spirits but very energetic” following this morning’s COVID-19 diagnosis. “The doctors continue to monitor both his health and the health of the first lady.”
Barron Trump, the 14-year-old son of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, has tested negative for the coronavirus
World leaders send best wishes to Donald and Melania Trump after they test positive for COVID-19
After the president and the first lady tested positive for COVID-19, many politicians around the world wished the couple a speedy recovery. Among them is Boris Johnson, the British Prime Minister who tested positive for the virus in March.