Donald J. Trump and First lady Melania Trump test positive for Coronavirus

Donald J. Trump and First lady Melania Trump test positive for Coronavirus

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The United States President Donald J. Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Coronavirus.

The announcement was made following Mr Trump’s closest aides, 31-year-old adviser Hope Hicks, that had tested positive for Coronavirus.

Ms Hicks’s travelled with Mr Trump on Air Force One to go to a TV debate in Ohio earlier this week. She is the closest aide to Donald Trump to test positive so far.

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 Mr Trump said earlier that he and his wife are going into quarantine after Ms Hicks’s positive test.

Mr Trump tweeted on Thursday night about Ms Hicks: “Hope Hicks, who has been working so hard without even taking a small break, has just tested positive for COVID-19. Terrible!

The test results that returned positive will most likely affect the October 15 presidential debate.

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