Oct. 2, 2020 — President Donald Trump and spouse Melania Trump have examined constructive for COVID-19.
“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I examined constructive for COVID-19. We’ll start our quarantine and restoration course of instantly. We’ll get by way of this TOGETHER!”
Trump and his spouse bought examined after his aide, Hope Hicks, examined constructive for the virus on Thursday. Earlier within the day, he had been at a fundraising journey to New Jersey.
The president’s doctor, Navy Cmdr. Sean Conley, MD, confirmed the take a look at outcomes and stated each had been feeling properly in a memo despatched to reporters.
“The White Home medical workforce and I’ll preserve a vigilant watch, and I respect the assist supplied by a few of our nation’s biggest medical professionals and establishments,” Conley wrote within the memo.
He stated Trump will proceed his work “with out disruption” whereas recovering. CDC guidelines say that somebody uncovered to the virus ought to quarantine for 14 days.
At 74, Trump is taken into account to be at larger danger for the illness. He weighed 244 kilos at his most up-to-date physical, a weight that’s thought of obese for his top. Weight problems can also be a danger issue for extra a extra extreme case of COVID.
Hicks had traveled with the president to Tuesday’s night time debate in Cleveland. She was additionally with Trump at a marketing campaign rally in Minnesota on Wednesday. The president advised Fox Information on Thursday night time that she could have gotten the virus by interacting with a supporter at a rally.
Almost 7.3 million individuals within the U.S. have been diagnosed with COVID-19, and greater than 207,000 have died.