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President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis came after a busy week running his administration and campaigning for November’s election.
The president announced that he and his wife and his wife, Melania has tested positive for Covid-19, in a tweet sent on Friday at around 01:00 local time (05:00 GMT).
This followed a positive test for his close aide, Hope Hicks, who reportedly started feeling symptoms on Wednesday.
Since the president’s diagnosis, several people close to him have tested positive too, including his press secretary.
So far the majority of publicly released results have been negative. However, test accuracy can vary depending on when a sample is taken during the course of the illness. One taken very soon after exposure may