In the early hours of Friday morning, President Trump revealed in a tweet that he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19. They will be quarantining in the White House.
“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.” Trump tweeted. He added: “We will get through this TOGETHER!” Melania Trump also tweeted, “As too many Americans have done this year, @potus and 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.”
The president’s physician, Dr. Sean P. Conley, confirmed the positive COVID-19 tests, saying, “this evening I received confirmation that both President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the SARS-coV-2- virus,” Conley said. “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.”