Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has wished U.S. President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump a speedy recovery from COVID-19.
"#Covid19 is a huge challenge for the entire world. @RealDonaldTrump and @FLOTUS [Melania Trump] stay strong! Wishing you fast and full recovery!" Zelensky tweeted on October 2.
Trump's disease amid debates with Biden: What is known
- U.S. President Donald Trump announced that his wife Melania and he had tested positive for the coronavirus.
- White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Trump had "mild symptoms" of COVID-19 and would keep working.
- U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who debated with Trump on September 29, said his wife, Jill, and he had tested negative for the coronavirus.
- U.S. presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump were supposed to debate three times, and vice-presidential candidates should have taken part in another debate. The presidential debate was scheduled as follows: Cleveland, Ohio, on September 29; Miami, Florida, on October 15; Nashville, Tennessee, on October 22. Vice President Mike Pence and Senator Kamala Harris are to meet in Salt Lake City, Utah, on October 7.
- Following the first round of Trump-Biden debates, the U.S. Commission on Presidential Debates said it was considering adjusting the format of this year's remaining matchups.
- The U.S. presidential election is due on November 3. Donald Trump, 74, will face off against nearly 78-year-old Joe Biden.