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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tested positive for COVID-19. Here’s a look at where he traveled the week before his diagnosis.

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The claim: President Donald Trump’s positive COVID-19 test result might be a ‘con’ job

The virus that causes the disease responsible for the deaths of over 200,000 Americans has infected the head of state.

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Friday morning to confirm a positive COVID-19 test result. 

“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” the president wrote.

Reactions to the news on social media ranged from well-wishes to skepticism.

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On Oct. 2, author and former attorney Richard Greene posted his speculations