In a second tweet on Friday morning, she explained, “Thank you for the love you send us. I have mild symptoms, but overall I feel good. I look forward to a speedy recovery. “
A White House adviser said the president was showing minor symptoms as well, but would continue in office as usual on Friday.
No details on what types of symptoms Mr. or Mrs. Trump experiences were shared.
The president’s doctor, Sean P. Conley, said in a letter to the media that the president and the first lady had “tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus” and were “both fine at the moment”.
“They plan to stay at home in the White House while they recover,” Conley wrote, adding that the White House medical team “would maintain vigilant surveillance.”
“Please be assured that I expect the President to continue to perform his duties without interruption during his convalescence, and I will keep you informed of any future developments,” he said.
COVID-19 is commonly known as a respiratory illness, but patients can present with a wide range ofincluding fever or chills, shortness of breath or difficulty in breathing, fatigue, loss of taste or smell, congestion, nausea and diarrhea.