Melania Trump says 'we are feeling good' after she and Donald test positive for coronavirus
FIRST Lady Melania Trump has today said both she and Donald Trump are “feeling good” after testing positive for coronavirus.
The President, 74, confirmed the pair have the virus and said “we will get through this together”.
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Melania, 50, said the pair are now quarantining at home and have postponed all upcoming engagements.
She told her 15million Twitter followers: “As too many Americans have done this year, @potus & 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 pair announced the positive results hours after it was revealed Trump’s top aide tested positive for Covid-19.
Kayleigh McEnany, the White House Press Secretary, said the "strength of the entire country is with the President".
She wrote on Twitter: "The strength of the entire country is with President @realDonaldTrump and @FLOTUS.
"America stands united. Our country stands strong. Your President will continue to put the People first!"
We are feeling good & I have postponed all upcoming engagements."
Trump announced the news on Twitter and told his 86million followers that “we will get through this together”.
He wrote: “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19.
"We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.
"We will get through this TOGETHER!"
Sean Conley, Physician to the President, said the pair are "both well at this time" and will remain at home within the White House during their recovery.
He said: "I release the following information with the permission of President Donald J.Trump and First Lady Melania Trump.
"This evening I received confirmation that both President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
"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.
"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."
Before he revealed the news, Trump confirmed to Fox News' Sean Hannity on Thursday that his adviser Hope Hicks, 31, did have the virus.
Trump said Hicks "did test positive," and said he himself "just heard about it."
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