President Donald Trump of United States and his wife, Melania, have tested positive for Coronavirus, it was announced on Friday morning.
Confirming the development in a Twitter post, Trump said, "Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this Together!"
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
In a memo to journalists on Friday morning, the President's physician, Navy Commander Dr Sean Conley, wrote that he received confirmation of the positive tests on Thursday evening, a report by CNN 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," Conley wrote.
"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," Conley added.