Melania also added that they are “feeling good” and wished others to stay safe, while echoing the President’s message of getting through this together.
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.
White House aid Hope Hicks, who has had close contact with President Trump, tested positive earlier in the day.
Hope Hicks, who has been working so hard without even taking a small break, has just tested positive for Covid 19. Terrible! The First Lady and I are waiting for our test results. In the meantime, we will begin our quarantine process!
With President Trump being in his mid 70s and Melania being 50, there is a much higher risk for severe illness, although they appear to be in good health as of right now.
There is also still no word on Vice President Mike Pence’s condition, nor has Joe Biden commented on the situation. With the next debate scheduled for October 15th, a lot of things appear to be up in the air right now.