U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump have been found to be corona positive. Both of them have quarantined themselves. President Trump and Melania Trump reported their twitter being covid19 positive. Earlier, Trump adviser Hope Hicks was also found to be corona positive. Hicks accompanied him to the first presidential debate in Cleveland from Air Force One and was later found to be corona positive.
Trump’s corona positive could also have an impact on his busiest election campaign. On the other hand, markets around the world are witnessing a decline following the news of Donald Trump’s corona positive.
“Today I and the first Lady Covid-19 have been found positive,” said 74-year-old President Trump. We’re starting our quarantine and recovering process. We’ll win it together.” Earlier, President Trump had informed his adviser Hope Hicks of being positive and told that he and First Lady Melania had a corona test. It was only after Hicks was found positive that Trump had become a quarantine and the results of his test were awaited.
The medical team doing the monitoring
Trump physician Dr. Sean Coulimanly said in a statement that he was aware of the COVID test positive Thursday evening. Both the President and the First Lady are fine at the moment. Both will remain in the house within the White House. He said the White House medical team is monitoring the health of the president and the first lady. It is also supporting better medical professions and institutions in the country.
“He tested positive,” Trump, who is facing criticism over Corona, said in an interview to Fox News. He is hardworking. She wears a lot of masks but turns positive,” the White House issued a statement saying that the president takes the health and safety of the people and people of the United States very seriously.
The S&P 500 futures were exposed to weakness after the trams were reported to be corona. It lost nearly 1.21 percent in trading. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index declined 0.98 per cent. The FTSE future has also seen a decline.
Asian markets are showing a big drop today. The SGX Nifty is up 1.12 percent. Japan’s Nikkei 225 fell 0.67 percent and The Strait Times 0.68 percent. The set composite also lost 1.16 percent, and the Jakarta Composite slumped 1.24 percent. Hangseng, Taiwan Vetted, and Kospi are closed today.
The bond market has also declined. The yield of 10-year Treasury bonds in the US has fallen.