Democratic nominee Joe Biden on Friday hoped for a “swift recovery” for President Trump and first lady Melania Trump after both tested positive for COVID-19.
“Jill and I send our thoughts to President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for a swift recovery. We will continue to pray for the health and safety of the president and his family,” the former vice president tweeted.
Biden came into contact with President Trump at the first presidential debate on Tuesday, though it’s unclear if he was exposed to the virus. The former vice president was expected to get tested on Friday.
The two candidates did not come into direct contact on the debate stage, and their podiums were several feet apart. Still, they were in proximity to one another for more than 90 minutes, and Trump’s family sat in the audience without masks.
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