President Donald Trump has tested positive for Covid-19, but was described by his doctor on Friday as feeling “well” and able to perform his duties while quarantining as reported by TheGuardian
According to the source, Trump, 74, first announced on Twitter that he and First Lady Melania Trump, 50, had tested positive for the virus.
“We will get through this TOGETHER!” he wrote
The extraordinary setback for Trump had immediate political consequences just 31 days before election day, forcing him to cancel campaign trips and adding new volatility to a contest already steeped in tension.
Whereas, Trump’s challenger, Democrat Joe Biden, is well ahead in the polls and has made criticism of the Republican’s handling of the coronavirus — and frequent downplaying of the pandemic’s seriousness — a key issue.