US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have contracted the coronavirus.
The American leader announced this on Twitter on Friday.
“Tonight, the first lady of the United States and I passed tests for coronavirus, the result of which was positive. We will immediately begin our quarantine and recovery process. We’ll get through this together! ” – he wrote.
Trump’s physician Sean Conley expressed hope that the 74-year-old head of state will continue to fulfill his duties during the recovery period.
“The President and First Lady are doing well at the moment, and they plan to stay at home – within the White House – during their recovery. Rest assured, I expect the President to continue to perform his duties without interruption, ”Conley said in a statement released by the White House press service.
Trump canceled all scheduled events for Friday.