Trump Tests Positive For Covid-19; Stocks Fall: Virus Update

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(Bloomberg) -- U.S. President Donald Trump said he and First Lady Melania Trump tested positive for Covid-19. Trump said in a tweet they will begin a “quarantine and recovery process immediately.” The president was tested after Hope Hicks, one of his closest aides, was found to have been infected. The news hit financial markets, with U.S. and European equity futures falling along with Asian stocks. The dollar rose.India’s death toll rose to almost 100,000, while Germany reported its largest number of new cases since mid-April.

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