Melania Trump: President Trump and I are quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump tweeted on Friday morning that she and her husband Donald Trump were quarantining at home.

“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,” Melania tweeted.

President Trump and Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday.

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The President tested positive just days after one of his closest advisers who also had COVID-19 traveled with him aboard Air Force One.

President Trump
President Trump

Trump announced the diagnosis in a tweet on Friday morning.

“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!,” Trump said in his tweet.

One of Trump’s closest aides Hope Hicks tested positive for the virus on Wednesday. She’s experiencing symptoms.

Hicks traveled with Trump four times this week alone, first to the debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday, and then to a rally in Minnesota on Wednesday.

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