tweet at 12:54am: Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!Trump says he and first lady will self-quarantine after aide Hope Hicks tests positive for Covid-19 video President Donald Trump said in a tweet that he and first lady Melania Trump are beginning the self-quarantine process after Hope Hicks, one of his closest senior advisers, tested positive for the coronavirus. Some of the details remained unclear Thursday night, but a source familiar with the situation said Hicks tested negative Wednesday morning, before a trip to Minnesota for a Trump rally, and was not believed to have been showing any symptoms before departure. Hicks, who apparently began showing minor symptoms sometime late Wednesday, quarantined on Air Force One on the trip back, and her test came back positive Thursday morning, the source said. Hicks, who is among the highest-profile members of the administration to have tested positive, is in frequent contact with Trump.President Donald Trump tweets he and first lady Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19 President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for coronavirus, the President announced early Friday morning. “Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” Trump tweeted shortly before 1 am Friday. The President had said earlier in the night that he planned to quarantine. “Hope Hicks, who has been working so hard without even taking a small break, has just tested positive for Covid 19. Terrible! The First Lady and I are waiting for our test results. In the meantime, we will begin our quarantine process!” Trump tweeted Thursday night. Hicks has traveled with the President multiple times recently, including to the debate in Cleveland on Tuesday, and was seen boarding Marine One, along with several other of the President’s closest aides — Jared Kushner, Dan Scavino and Nicholas Luna — none of whom wore masks, on Wednesday as Trump was heading to a campaign rally in Minnesota. “She did test positive, I just heard about this. She tested positive. She’s a hard worker. Lot of masks, she wears masks a lot but she tested positive. Then I just went out with a test. I’ll see — you know, because we spent a lot of time — and the first lady just went out with a test also. So whether we quarantine or whether we have it, I don’t know,” Trump said during a call-in appearance on Fox News’ “Hannity.” He added, “I just went for a tePresident Trump, First Lady Test Positive For COVID-19 Update (0100ET): President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19, according to a Thursday night tweet. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” he added. tweet Update (2245ET): President Trump has just confirmed Hope Hicks positive COVID-19 test, and that he and the First Lady will begin a quarantine process: tweets That’s definitely not a “no”. * * * Former White House Communications chief-turned-senior adviser Hope Hicks has tested positive for the coronavirus, reviving fears about President Trump, VP Mike Pence and other senior staffers being exposed, Bloomberg reports. Though the anonymous sources who spilled the beans to Bloomberg insisted there was no evidence that Trump was exposed, Hicks did ride with Trump aboard Air Force One to the debate in Cleveland on Tuesday. She also traveled with Trump to his rally in Minnesota on Wednesday.US President Donald Trump tests positive to COVID-19 The President of the United States Donald Trump has tested positive to COVID-19. Confirming his result via Twitter, the President said both himself and First Lady Melania Trump will be quarantining “immediately”. Trump’s positive test comes just hours after the White House announced that senior aide Hope Hicks came down with the virus after traveling with the president several times this week. Trump was last seen by reporters returning to the White House on Thursday evening and looked to be in good health. Trump is 74 years old, putting him at higher risk of serious complications from a virus that has now killed more than 200,000 people nationwide. Trump announced late Thursday that he and first lady Melania Trump were beginning a “quarantine process” after Hicks came down with the virus, though it wasn’t clear what that entailed.