COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Lt. Gov. Jon Husted will hold a media briefing Friday afternoon after President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19.
The briefing will begin at 3:00 p.m. Watch it live in the media player below:
Trump tweeted shortly before 1 a.m. that he and the first lady have tested positive for the virus and “will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.”
Dr. Sean Conley, the physician to the president, releaseed a statement that the president and first lady “are both well at this time, and they plan to remain at home within the White House during their convalescence.”
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