Photos: Timeline of Trump’s activities as coronavirus hits home

On October 2, US President Donald Trump announced that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the coronavirus disease (Covid-19). With just a month to go until the US presidential election, Trump had a busy schedule in the week before the coronavirus hit home with him. Here is a timeline of Trump’s activities from election campaigns to White House events in the days leading up to the President testing positive for the coronavirus.

Updated On Oct 04, 2020 11:28 AM IST
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US President Donald Trump prior to his departure for Walter Reed Military Medical Center after testing positive for Covid-19, at the White House in Washington DC on October 2. With just a month to go until the presidential election, Trump had a busy schedule in the week before the coronavirus hit home with him. A look at the campaign trail and the White House in the days leading up to President Trump testing positive for the coronavirus. (Saul Loeb / AFP)
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US President Donald Trump prior to his departure for Walter Reed Military Medical Center after testing positive for Covid-19, at the White House in Washington DC on October 2. With just a month to go until the presidential election, Trump had a busy schedule in the week before the coronavirus hit home with him. A look at the campaign trail and the White House in the days leading up to President Trump testing positive for the coronavirus. (Saul Loeb / AFP)

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US President Donald Trump announces his US Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on September 26. Four people who attended the Rose Garden ceremony—Sens. Mike Lee and Thom Tillis, University of Notre Dame president John Jenkins and former White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway— announced on October 2 that they had tested positive for the virus. (Olivier Douliery / AFP)
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US President Donald Trump announces his US Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC on September 26. Four people who attended the Rose Garden ceremony—Sens. Mike Lee and Thom Tillis, University of Notre Dame president John Jenkins and former White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway— announced on October 2 that they had tested positive for the virus. (Olivier Douliery / AFP)

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US President Donald Trump swings during a round of golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia on September 27. After his visit to the golf course, Trump held a late afternoon news conference in the White House briefing room. Following that, the president and his wife held an early evening reception for Gold Star Families on the White House State floor, AP reported. (Tasos Katopodis / REUTERS)
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US President Donald Trump swings during a round of golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia on September 27. After his visit to the golf course, Trump held a late afternoon news conference in the White House briefing room. Following that, the president and his wife held an early evening reception for Gold Star Families on the White House State floor, AP reported. (Tasos Katopodis / REUTERS)

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US President Donald Trump and Steve Burns, chief executive officer of Lordstown Motors Corp., survey the new Lordstown Motors Endurance electric pickup truck at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on September 28. Following this, Trump held a Rose Garden event to announce an administration effort to distribute millions of coronavirus test kits to states. The event was attended by administration officials including Vice President Mike Pence, members of Congress and state officials. (Ken Cedeno / Sipa / Bloomberg)
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US President Donald Trump and Steve Burns, chief executive officer of Lordstown Motors Corp., survey the new Lordstown Motors Endurance electric pickup truck at the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC on September 28. Following this, Trump held a Rose Garden event to announce an administration effort to distribute millions of coronavirus test kits to states. The event was attended by administration officials including Vice President Mike Pence, members of Congress and state officials. (Ken Cedeno / Sipa / Bloomberg)

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US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during the first US 2020 presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on September 29. White House aide Hope Hicks was part of a large entourage that travelled to Ohio with Trump aboard Air Force One for the debate, including members of the Trump family. Trump’s adult children and senior staff did not wear masks during the debate, violating host rules, AP reported. (Olivier Douliery / AFP / Bloomberg)
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US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden during the first US 2020 presidential debate at Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on September 29. White House aide Hope Hicks was part of a large entourage that travelled to Ohio with Trump aboard Air Force One for the debate, including members of the Trump family. Trump’s adult children and senior staff did not wear masks during the debate, violating host rules, AP reported. (Olivier Douliery / AFP / Bloomberg)

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Hope Hicks, advisor to US President Donald Trump walks towards Air Force One to depart for Washington with the president and other staff on campaign trip to Minnesota at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland on September 30. Hicks felt unwell on the return trip and isolated herself aboard Air Force One. (Leah Millis / REUTERS)
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Hope Hicks, advisor to US President Donald Trump walks towards Air Force One to depart for Washington with the president and other staff on campaign trip to Minnesota at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland on September 30. Hicks felt unwell on the return trip and isolated herself aboard Air Force One. (Leah Millis / REUTERS)

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US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One before departing for Bedminster in New Jersey for a fundraiser, at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on October 1. His advisor Hope Hicks tested positive for the coronavirus on October 1. White House officials say they learned of Hicks’ positive test soon after Trump boarded Marine One to start his journey to New Jersey, AP reported. (Mandel Ngan / AFP)
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US President Donald Trump waves as he boards Air Force One before departing for Bedminster in New Jersey for a fundraiser, at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on October 1. His advisor Hope Hicks tested positive for the coronavirus on October 1. White House officials say they learned of Hicks’ positive test soon after Trump boarded Marine One to start his journey to New Jersey, AP reported. (Mandel Ngan / AFP)

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US Secret Service agents stand at their posts as the Marine One helicopter with US President Donald Trump on-board lifts off to depart for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, at the White House in Washington, DC on October 2. Trump tweeted on October 2 that he and the first lady had tested positive for the virus, also adding “will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.” (Leah Millis / REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 04, 2020 11:28 AM IST

US Secret Service agents stand at their posts as the Marine One helicopter with US President Donald Trump on-board lifts off to depart for Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, at the White House in Washington, DC on October 2. Trump tweeted on October 2 that he and the first lady had tested positive for the virus, also adding “will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.” (Leah Millis / REUTERS)

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