By Tim Darnell – Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Kelcie Willis – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
#local-all – Updates on Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis and its impact throughout the day.
President Donald Trump, who tested positive for the coronavirus early Friday, is starting a multi-day stay at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. The president reportedly has not transferred power to Vice President Mike Pence ahead of being admitted.
First lady Melania Trump, who is quarantining, also tested positive for the coronavirus.
The president’s stunning announcement plunged the country deeper into uncertainty just a month before the election.
Here are the latest developments:
10:19 a.m.: Vice President Mike Pence is reported to have been tested again for the coronavirus, with negative results.
9:52 a.m. Dr. Sean Conley is scheduled to provide an update on the president’s condition at 11 a.m., according Judd Deere, deputy assistant to the president.
9 a.m.: U.S. Sen Ron Johnson becomes the third GOP senator to test COVID-19 positive.