U.S. President Donald Trump arrives to talk about the administration’s coronavirus illness (COVID-19) testing plan within the Rose Backyard on the White Home in Washington, September 28, 2020.
Carlos Barria | Reuters
LONDON — Leaders world wide despatched their finest needs to President Donald Trump and first woman Melania Trump on Friday after the couple examined optimistic for the coronavirus.
The 74-year-old president introduced in an early morning tweet that he and the primary woman will now quarantine and “will get by way of this TOGETHER!”
Within the U.Ok., Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who himself had a extreme bout of the virus earlier this yr, mentioned: “My finest needs to President Trump and the First Girl. Hope they each have a speedy restoration from coronavirus.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin despatched a telegram to the White Home, in keeping with native information companies, wishing a speedy restoration to his U.S. counterpart.
“I’m sure that your inherent vitality, good spirits and optimism will assist you address this harmful virus,” Putin mentioned, in keeping with Interfax.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi additionally wished “his good friend” a fast restoration.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director common of the World Well being Group, who has been on the receiving finish of some sharp criticism from Trump throughout the pandemic, additionally despatched his finest needs.
A spokesperson for the German authorities mentioned Chancellor Angela Merkel despatched her finest needs to the president and his spouse and hopes they’ll get well “quickly,” in keeping with Reuters.
European Council President Charles Michel mentioned that Covid-19 is a “battle all of us proceed to struggle,” and wished Trump a fast return to full heath.
Polish President Andrzej Duda, who has a detailed relationship with the U.S. president, wished his counterpart a speedy restoration, including Poland and the U.S. “will get by way of the hardships and reach combating Covid-19.”
Again in Washington, Vice President Mike Pence led the messages of help, saying that he and second woman Karen Pence have been praying for the president and the primary woman. Pence is because of debate Democrat Joe Biden’s operating mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, on Wednesday.
There have been greater than 34 million infections worldwide from the coronavirus, in keeping with information from Johns Hopkins College, with over 1 million deaths reported.