SINGAPORE (ICIS)--US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for the coronavirus, about a month before the US presidential elections.
On Friday, Trump posted on his Twitter account: “Tonight, @FLOTUS [first lady of the US] and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!”
Republican Trump is seeking a second term in a presidential election scheduled in early November.
As of 1 October, the coronavirus pandemic has infected nearly 34m people, with deaths at more than 1m, data from the World Health Organisation (WHO) showed.
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