US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Covid-19 and will quarantine at the White House. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Covid-19 and will quarantine at the White House. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Covid-19 and will quarantine at the White House. Photo: AFP

Trump’s positive Covid-19 result sparks questions over November 3 election, fall in global stocks

  • The White House says the 74-year-old president can continue to perform his duties, as VP Mike Pence tested negative for the coronavirus
  • Financial markets tumbled on the news as uncertainty grew over possible delays to the November 3 election and if Covid-19 would hit Trump hard

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Covid-19 and will quarantine at the White House. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Covid-19 and will quarantine at the White House. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for Covid-19 and will quarantine at the White House. Photo: AFP
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