Update: October 2, 10:30 PM: President Trump sends a thank you:
Update: October 2, 3:30 PM: President Trump is going to Walter Reed Hospital for a few days.
Update, October 2, 1:30 PM: The vice-presidential debate is still on.
Update, October 2, 11 AM:
Update, October 2, 8 AM: Barron Trump, as well as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner have all tested negative.
- President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania have announced they tested positive for COVID-19
- The Physician to the President has issued a letter stating that they are both well at this time
- They plan to quarantine at home during their convalescence
- All upcoming events have been postponed
- This story likely to be updated throughout the day
- Read more…
President Donald Trump and First Lady remain positive after their COVID-19 test results were announced
President Trump immediately announced that he and First Lady Melania had tested positive for COVID-19 via - what else? - Twitter, of course.
“You have to treat our people great,” said President Donald Trump in a conversation with Sean Hannity just a couple of hours before he learned the results of his COVID-19 test. “You can’t just say, ’Stay away, stay away,’ there is such love with what we’ve done for them. You have to treat our people great.”
First Lady Melania also tweeted a message:
Shortly after, the White House Physician released a letter to the public stating that the President and First Lady are both well at this time, and expects them to continue their duties without disruption.
President Trump was scheduled to make two stops in Arizona next week, one in Tucson on Monday and another in Flagstaff on Tuesday. But, when checking out the campaign page for the event, a short message to the left explains:
Tweets of love, encouragement and information below (updates may be added throughout the day):