Coronavirus news live: Trump tests positive and 6,914 new cases in the UK

Coronavirus news live: Trump tests positive and 6,914 new cases in the UK

October 2, 2020

Another 6,914 people have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK, bringing the country’s total number of cases – as of Thursday – to 460,178.

Meanwhile, Donald Trump and his wife First Lady Melania have tested positive for the virus.

The US President confirmed the news on Twitter this morning where he wrote: ‘We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!’

It comes at a critical time for the president, who will come out of quarantine with just weeks to go until the November 3 election.

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  • Students admit lying to break coronavirus law as they party in Newcastle
  • Boris Johnson’s dad won’t be fined for shopping without face mask
  • Donald Trump tests positive for Covid

Here is the latest news on the Covid-19 pandemic as it happens, including the UK death toll figures and latest on lockdown and travel rules.

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