Less than five weeks before the presidential election, Donald Trump announced on the night of Thursday to Friday, October 2, that he had tested positive for Covid-19, along with the First lady, Melania. “We will begin our quarantine and the recovery process immediately. We will do it TOGETHER! “, He wrote in a message published a little before one in the morning.
Hours earlier, the alert had been raised by the revelation that a close aide to the president, Hope Hicks, had tested positive. Asked at the beginning of the evening on Fox News, Donald Trump had announced that he had undergone a test as well as his wife and that he was awaiting the result. Then he took to his Twitter account to announce his quarantine.
After the message announcing the positive test was released, White House doctor Sean Conley, previously Navy medical officer, released a statement. courtesy of President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump “. ” Tonight I received confirmation that President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The President and the First Lady are doing well at the moment and plan to stay at home in the White House while they recover », Continues the doctor. ” Rest assured that I expect the President to continue to perform his duties without interruption during his convalescence, and I will keep you informed of any future developments. », Concludes Sean Conley.
Despite his physical form which has enabled him to string together meetings held on airport grounds for nearly a month at an impressive rate, Donald Trump is 74 years old and is considered overweight. Two factors particularly taken into account for this disease.
Returning to the White House in February after a detour by Fox News’s communications executive, Hope Hicks is one of the few people outside of her family who has the president’s confidence. She was aboard Air Force One with Donald Trump when he traveled to Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday to participate in the debate between her and Joe Biden. She also traveled with him the next day Wednesday when he moved to Minnesota for a campaign rally.
None wore a mask
It was during this trip that the young woman tested positive for the coronavirus and left the presidential procession, the first element in the chain that ended up with the president. She had previously traveled not only with Donald Trump but also with his personal guard, including his son-in-law Jared Kushner, one of his most influential advisers, Stephen Miller, a political adviser, and his director of digital communications, Dan Scavino, who has been with Donald Trump for more than two decades. When the small group had left the West Wing aboard Marine One, the presidential helicopter, headed for Andrew Army Base on Wednesday, none wore masks. These close advisers usually refrain from carrying them, while the president hardly ever does.
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