Melania Trump breaks silence as she and President Donald Trump test positive for coronavirus

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Melania Trump has broken her silence after she and husband President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus.

Melania Trump took to her social media pages to speak out after testing positive for COVID-19, along with her husband President Donald Trump.

After the news broke earlier this morning, the First Lady of the United States took to her FLOTUS Twitter account writing, ‘As too many Americans have done this year, @potus & I are quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19.

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Giving an update on the couple’s condition, First Lady Melania added, ‘We are feeling good & I have postponed all upcoming engagements.

'Please be sure you are staying safe & we will all get through this together.’

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President Donald Trump also spoke out after testing positive for the virus alongside his wife.

The President of the United States took to his POTUS Twitter account, to break his silence on testing positive, writing on his social media feed, ‘Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19.

‘We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!

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President Trump also shared the tweet on his personal realDonaldTrump account, after revealing that the couple had were awaiting their test results.

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!

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President Trump's physician, Dr Sean Conley, released a statement on the Trumps testing positive for coronavirus.

The medical expert confirmed that both President Donald Trump and wife Melania were “both well at this time, and they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence".

The statement added, "Rest assured I expect the president to continue carrying out his duties without disruption while recovering, and I will keep you updated on any future developments.”

Aleesha Badkar
Aleesha Badkar

Aleesha is digital shopping writer at woman&home - so whether you're looking for beauty, fashion, health or home buys, she knows all the best places to splash your cash. She earned an MA in Magazine Journalism from City, University of London in 2017 after graduating from University of Leeds in 2014 with a BA in English and Spanish (which took her to Madrid for a fun Rioja and tapas-packed year). Aleesha has worked for woman&home since 2019, when she joined the team as their digital news writer. A year on the news team gained her quick and reactive writing skills and a love for breaking stories, invaluable insight into where to get the best lifestyle releases first, an AOP awards nomination and the nickname ‘crazy watch lady’ after she became so obsessed with the royals that she followed breaking news alerts on her Apple Watch.


Before joining the woman&home team, Aleesha wrote for their sister site GoodtoKnow, where she covered celebrity news, health advice and where to snap up the cheapest lifestyle buys. With a background in beauty, Aleesha has also written for Stylist and Women’s Health where she developed an understanding into what makes a stellar product and which brands are worth paying attention to. She never leaves the house without a slick of lip balm and a good slathering of SPF, cannot live without an eyelash curler by her side and is always on the hunt for new lipsticks to add to her ‘Lipstick of the Day’ Instagram story highlight (and color-coordinated collection).

But it’s not just beauty buys Aleesha can help you with. Social media savviness, strong PR relationships and a need to stay in the know mean she’s all about the latest fashions, clever gadgets and reliable lifestyle buys too. She loves indulging in an interior craze (with a bedroom drowned in prints, plants and pink), is a regular visitor to the Missoma and Edge of Ember 'New In' pages and can’t resist the allure of a kitchen gadget—just ask her three coffee machines.

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