Business, Politics

October 02, 2020

US president Donald Trump tests positive of Covid-19

Source: Flickr (Gage Skidmore) 

The Gist

First lady Melania Trump has also tested positive for the coronavirus. 

The List

  • Donald Trump made the announcement via Twitter earlier today. 
  • The news has sent the US stock markets tumbling due to investor uncertainty. 
  • Many top White House officials had tested positive for Covid-19 in recent weeks. 
  • Both the president and first lady will be self-isolating for 14 days as per CDC guidelines. 

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