President Trump Contract Covid-19
Announcement of nomination of Amy Barrett
On October 1, 2020, President Donald Trump announced that he and First Lady Melanie Trump had tested positive for Covid-19. Trump was transferred to Walter Reed Medical Center for treatment and monitoring the next day.
Late at night on October 1, 2020, President Trump tweeted that he and First Lady Melanie Trump had tested positive of Covid-19. Trump's announcement came shortly after it was announced that his close aid Hope Hicks had tested positive for Covid-19.
It is most likely that the President was infected at the reception for Supreme Court nominee Amy Barrett on Saturday, September 26. Beyond the President and First Lady, 34 other people have found positive for the disease.
-WH Press Sec Kayleigh McEnany
-Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien
-Sr Advisors: Hope Hicks, Kellyanne Conway
-RNC Chair: Ronna McDaniel
-Three GOP Senators
-Four WH reporters
On October 2, 2020, Trump was taken by helicopter to Walter Reid Medical Center after his oxygen levels dropped. The President received several experimental medications to treat the disease.
On October 5, 2020 President Trump returned to the White House to continue to quarantine.
Many questions are surrounding the timeline of events were never answered. A week after returning to the White House President Trump returned to the campaign trail.