BREAKING NEWS: Pres. Trump, First Lady Melania test positive for COVID-19

Pres. Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump Praying
Source: First Lady Melania Trump Twitter account

President Donald Trump announced that he and First Lady Melania tested positive for COVID-19 and will begin the quarantine process.

He announced their situation via Twitter around 9:54 PM Thursday Pacific Time or 12:54 AM Friday, Eastern Time.

Earlier, Pres. Trump tweeted that his senior White House adviser, Hope Hicks tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Hicks tested negative on Wednesday morning before she went to Minnesota where Pres. Trump conducted a political rally. She was reportedly showing minor symptoms late Wednesday and was quarantined on Air Force One on their flight back to the White House. On Thursday morning, her test came back positive, according to NBC News based on information from a source familiar with the matter.