Kohima, October 02 (NEx): The 45th President of United States of America, Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19, announced President in a tweet on Friday.
President Trump in a tweet said, “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!”- unquote.
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
A memorandum from President’s Physicians while informing on the COVID-19 test results stated that, the President Trump and First Lady are both doing well and they will be quarantined “within the White House”.
— Judd Deere (@JuddPDeere45) October 2, 2020
Earlier, President Trump has announced saying, ‘the First Lady and I are waiting for our test results, in the meantime, we will begin our quarantine process’ after his close aide Hope Hicks was tested positive for the coronavirus.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wished a quick recovery and good health to both of them.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 2, 2020
US reports 43,752 new infections and 857 new deaths:
The United States recorded 43,752 new Covid-19 infections and 857 new deaths on Thursday, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The total number of cases in the US is the highest in the world, which is at 7,273,244.
The US has also suffered the highest death toll at 207,808, or one in 5 deaths worldwide.