This is a breaking news story at 2 am on October 2, 2020.
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus, COVID-19.
They are both reportedly feeling OK and not showing symptoms.
Townhall has details:
BREAKING: President Trump and First Lady Test Positive for Wuhan Coronavirus
President Trump announced in the early hours of Friday morning that he and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for Wuhan coronavirus.
“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,” U.S. Navy Commander and Physician to the President Sean Conley stated in a letter about the results.
See the tweets below for more:
Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020
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.
— Melania Trump (@FLOTUS) October 2, 2020
— Judd Deere (@JuddPDeere45) October 2, 2020
America stands united.
Our country stands strong.
Your President will continue to put the People first!
— Kayleigh McEnany (@PressSec) October 2, 2020
Keep the President and the First Lady in your prayers.