Washington, Oct 03: US President Donald Trump was hospitalised on Friday after learning that he had COVID-19.
Trump was flown to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre after being given an experimental antibody treatment.
Trump and first lady Melania have tested positive for the coronavirus, the president tweeted early Friday.
“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” President Trump tweeted.
Trump”s positive test comes just hours after the White House announced that his senior aide Hope Hicks was tested COVID-19 positive.
The development is likely to bring to standstill his hectic election campaign.