The US President, Donald Trump had announced today Friday that he had tested positive for the deadly virus and will go on self isolation inside the White House during his recovering which brought about cancelling his upcoming presence on the campaign trail ahead of a bitterly fought election.
H-Forbes gathered that the White House doctor reported that both Trump and First Lady Melania had both been tested positive but they can continue Trump’s Presidential duties without disruption as they are well.
Trump and His Wife were tested after a close White House aide Hope Hicks tested positive at the early hours of today with the bombshell news breaking as more restrictions loomed in Europe in an attempt to contain the deadly pandemic.
Hicks was said to have travelled on board Air Force along side with the president as he traveled to Cleveland Ohio for the first presidential debate with his rival, Democrat Joe Biden, on Tuesday.
Even though the exact frequency is not clear, The president routinely receives tests for Covid-19.
US futures trading saw the Dow slump 1.7% on the news and the broader S&P 500 shed 1.6%, while the safe-haven yen rose against the dollar.