U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to discuss the administration’s coronavirus illness (COVID-19) testing plan within the Rose Backyard on the White Home in Washington, September 28, 2020.
Carlos Barria | Reuters
LONDON — Leaders around the globe have despatched their finest needs to President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump after the couple examined constructive for the coronavirus.
The president, 74, mentioned that he and the primary woman would now start their quarantine and restoration course of.
Within the U.Ok., Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who himself had a extreme bout of the virus earlier this yr, mentioned: “My finest needs to President Trump and the First Girl. Hope they each have a speedy restoration from coronavirus.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin despatched a telegram to the White Home, in response to native information businesses, wishing a swift restoration to his U.S. counterpart.
“I’m sure that your inherent vitality, good spirits and optimism will aid you deal with this harmful virus,” Putin mentioned, in response to Interfax.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally wished “his good friend” a fast restoration.
In the meantime, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director common of the World Well being Group, who has been on the receiving finish of some sharp criticism from Trump through the pandemic, additionally despatched his finest needs.
A spokesperson for the German authorities mentioned that Chancellor Angela Merkel despatched her finest needs to the president and his spouse and hopes they’ll get well “quickly,” in response to Reuters.
European Council President Charles Michel mentioned that Covid-19 is a “battle all of us proceed to battle,” and wished Trump a fast return to full heath.
Polish President Andrzej Duda, who has a detailed relationship with the U.S. president, wished his counterpart a speedy restoration, including Poland and the U.S. “will get by means of the hardships and achieve preventing Covid-19.”
Again in Washington, Vice President Mike Pence led the messages of assist, saying that he and second woman Karen Pence had been praying for the president and the primary woman. Pence is because of tackle Sen. Kamala Harris in a vice presidential debate Wednesday.
There have been greater than 34 million infections worldwide from the coronavirus, in response to information from Johns Hopkins College, with over 1 million deaths reported.