President wishes Donald Trump a speedy recovery | Sunday Observer

President wishes Donald Trump a speedy recovery

4 October, 2020

President Gotabaya Rajapaksa on his Twitter has wished Donald Trump and Melania Trump a speedy recovery and added that the prayers of Sri Lankans are with them.

United States President Donald Trump and his wife, the First Lady, Melania Trump tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday. The President said in a tweet that both will be in quarantine immediately. Less than 24 hours later, President Trump (74) was admitted to Walter Reed Military Medical Centre, foreign media reported. Trump’s physician confirmed that he received a dose of the experimental Regeneron treatment.

However, Trump tested positive after one of his closest aides tested positive for Coronavirus. Hope Hicks (31), an adviser to the President, travelled with him for a TV debate in Ohio earlier this week. Ms. Hicks was pictured getting off from the Presidential jet without wearing a mask on Tuesday in Cleveland and was in close proximity to the presidential helicopter when a rally was held in Minnesota on Wednesday, according to BBC News.

Joe Biden who was mocked by Trump for wearing a face mask due to the ongoing pandemic, the 2020 candidate for the President of the United States and the Vice-President, wished Trump and his wife a “swift recovery’ over the Twitter of Biden. He and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden tested negative. He called upon his followers to wear a mask, keep social distance, and wash their hands.

According to the Johns Hopkins University statistics, on October 3 there were 7, 332, 019 coronavirus cases and 208,693 deaths reported in the US, the highest number of coronavirus cases and the highest number of Covid-19 deaths reported in the world.