Trump's coronavirus diagnosis came after a busy week running his administration and campaigning ahead of the 3 November election, a time in which he has interacted with many high-level officials.
The president announced positive test results for himself and his wife, Melania, in a tweet on Friday, at around 01:00 local time (05:00 GMT).
This followed a positive diagnosis for his close aide, Hope Hicks, who reportedly started feeling symptoms on Wednesday and tested positive the next day. Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a rally in Orlando, FL on Saturday before President Trump's first public event at the White House since his COVID-19 diagnosis In the days leading up to his COVID-19 diagnosis early Friday, President Donald Trump had a heavy schedule of appearances—a fact that is now raising questions about when exactly Trump contracted the virus and concerns about how it may have spread to others in his inner circle and beyond. Here's a timeline of events leading up to Trump's early Friday tweet announcing he had tested positive. Hours before his diagnosis was announced, he met with 50 wealthy donors at his New Jersey golf club. "The president has continued to improve."
Trump physician Dr. Sean Conley spoke to reporters on Sunday, updating them on President Trump's condition since his COVID-19 diagnosis.