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Melania Trump’s chief of staff says the First Lady is ‘doing well’ after COVID-19 diagnosis

First Lady Melania Trump is reportedly ‘doing well’ following her COVID-19 diagnosis early Friday. 

‘Mrs. Trump is doing well. Her symptoms have not worsened and she continues to rest,’ Melania’s chief of staff Stephanie Grisham shared with DailyMail.com.

She is in touch with her husband Donald Trump as he’s undergoing treatment at the Walter Reed hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.

She is thinking of all who are ill and wishes them a speedy recovery,’ Grisham added.

First Lady Melania Trump is reportedly ‘doing well’ following her COVID-19 diagnosis early Friday. Pictured with Donald Trump at the presidential debate Tuesday evening

Melania was suffering lighter symptoms than the president, reporting a headache and cough. Pictured above wearing a mask on Tuesday in Cleveland, Ohio at the presidential debate

Melania was suffering lighter symptoms than the president, reporting a headache and cough. Pictured above wearing a mask on Tuesday in Cleveland, Ohio at the presidential debate

The rest of the First Family, including Trump's son Barron who lives at the White House, have tested negative for coronavirus. Trump, Melania and Barron pictured in August

The rest of the First Family, including Trump’s son Barron who lives at the White House, have tested negative for coronavirus. Trump, Melania and Barron pictured in August 

Early Friday, Trump, 74, announced that he and Melania, 50, tested positive for COVID-19 after top aide Hope Hicks tested positive for the contagious virus.

The rest of the First Family, including their son Barron who lives at the White House, have tested negative for coronavirus. 

He tweeted Friday: ‘Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!’ 

By Friday evening the president was flown to Walter Reed hospital for a several days long stay to undergo treatment ‘out of an abundance of caution’ after reporting symptoms of fever, cough and congestion. He also reportedly was having ‘trouble breathing’.

A Trump advisor told CNN Friday that there was ‘reason for concern’ as the president’s symptoms were regarded as ‘serious’ but White House officials said there was no reason for the public to be worried. 

Donald Trump pictured waving to reporters before boarding Marine One outside the White House to be taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to be treated for COVID-19 Friday evening

Donald Trump pictured waving to reporters before boarding Marine One outside the White House to be taken to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center to be treated for COVID-19 Friday evening

Trump pictured boarding Marine One to be transported to Walter Reed hospital

Trump pictured boarding Marine One to be transported to Walter Reed hospital

Melania tweeted Friday that she was experiencing 'mild symptoms' and she and her husband are 'feeling good' despite their diagnosis

Melania tweeted Friday that she was experiencing ‘mild symptoms’ and she and her husband are ‘feeling good’ despite their diagnosis

On Friday night Donald Trump tweeted an upbeat message from the hospital saying: ‘Going welI, I think! Thank you to all. LOVE!!!’

The President’s physician said that he is ‘doing well’ and is undergoing a range of treatments including a polyclonal antibody cocktail made by Regeneron that is not available to the public, remdesivir – an ebola drug that has already been shown to work against the virus.

He is also taking zinc, vitamin D, famotidine (the generic name for Pepcid AC), melatonin and daily aspirin.

Melania tweeted Friday that she was experiencing ‘mild symptoms’ and she and her husband are ‘feeling good’ despite their diagnosis. 

Joe Biden tested negative twice for the virus on Friday after joining Trump on the presidential debate stage on Tuesday. He wore a mask as he continued his campaign trail, stopping in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Joe Biden tested negative twice for the virus on Friday after joining Trump on the presidential debate stage on Tuesday. He wore a mask as he continued his campaign trail, stopping in Grand Rapids, Michigan

‘As too many Americans have done this year, @potus & I are quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19. We are feeling good & I have postponed all upcoming engagements. Please be sure you are staying safe & we will all get through this together.’

‘Thank you for the love you are sending our way. I have mild symptoms but overall feeling good. I am looking forward to a speedy recovery,’ she added.

White House Communications Director Alyssa Farah confirmed that Trump had not transferred power to Vice President Mike Pence, despite his hospitalization. ‘The president is in charge,’ she said.

Seven people have now tested positive for coronavirus, after attending Saturday's Rose Garden event. They are 1: Donald Trump, 2: Melania Trump, 3: University of Notre Dame President John Jenkins, 4: Senator Mike Lee, 5: Senator Thom Tillis, 6: Kellyanne Conway, and Hope Hicks (not pictured)

Seven people have now tested positive for coronavirus, after attending Saturday’s Rose Garden event. They are 1: Donald Trump, 2: Melania Trump, 3: University of Notre Dame President John Jenkins, 4: Senator Mike Lee, 5: Senator Thom Tillis, 6: Kellyanne Conway, and Hope Hicks (not pictured)

Republicans on Capitol Hill vowed to press forward with the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett despite her coming into contact with President Donald Trump on Saturday

Republicans on Capitol Hill vowed to press forward with the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett despite her coming into contact with President Donald Trump on Saturday

First lady Melania Trump, who tested positive for COVID-19 in results made public Thursday, was seated next to one of Barrett's children

First lady Melania Trump, who tested positive for COVID-19 in results made public Thursday, was seated next to one of Barrett’s children

Pence is at the Naval Observatory where he lives. He tested negative for COVID on Friday morning.  

Seven people who attended Amy Coney Barrett’s ceremonial nomination to the Supreme Court last Saturday on September 26 have now tested positive for COVID-19, giving rise to fears that it was a ‘super-spreader event’. 

The event attracted around 100 people – many of them not wearing face masks; all sitting close to each other. Attendees were photographed hugging, shaking hands and chatting without face masks.

Kellyanne Conway on Friday night confirmed her positive COVID-19 test and said she was 'feeling fine'

Kellyanne Conway on Friday night confirmed her positive COVID-19 test and said she was ‘feeling fine’ 

Lee tweeted that he took a Covid-19 test Thursday and that the 'test came back positive.' He did not say precisely when he got the results it or why he got tested Thursday

Lee tweeted that he took a Covid-19 test Thursday and that the ‘test came back positive.’ He did not say precisely when he got the results it or why he got tested Thursday

Effusive, and maskless: This was Sen. Mike Lee on September 26 hugging other attendees of the nomination ceremony - now he is quarantining after testing positive for coronavirus

Effusive, and maskless: This was Sen. Mike Lee on September 26 hugging other attendees of the nomination ceremony – now he is quarantining after testing positive for coronavirus 

Donald Trump, his wife Melania, Hope Hicks, counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway, two senators – Mike Lee from Utah and Thom Tillis from North Carolina – plus the president of Notre Dame university, John Jenkins, have now all tested positive for COVID-19. 

Just before Trump and Melania were diagnosed, White House aide Hope Hicks, who had traveled with the president this week, tested positive. 

Axios reported that Barrett tested negative for the coronavirus Friday morning, as GOP aides told the publication that Barrett’s confirmation process will continue as scheduled. She battled the virus earlier this year.

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