President of the United States of America, Donald Trump and his wife, Melania have tested positive for coronavirus, and they are presently being quarantined in the White House.
The President announced this on Friday morning via his Tweeter handle:
“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!”
A letter from physician to Mr Trump, Sean Conley confirmed the positive test on Thursday and said the president and first lady would remain at the White House during their isolation.
It added: “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.”
Meanwhile, world leaders have started sending quick recovery messages to the couple. Among them were the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel.