The revelation that President Donald Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19 rattled the world on Friday, raising questions and concerns about his personal health, U.S. national security, and the course of the November presidential election.
Here’s everything we know about Trump’s diagnosis and its wide-ranging implications so far. This story will continue to be updated.
President Trump tweeted at 12:54 a.m. Eastern time on Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately,” he wrote. “We will get through this TOGETHER!”