President Trump, first lady test positive for COVID-19: See how public figures are responding on social media

HOUSTON – People around the world and Houston’s backyard are sharing their thoughts on President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump announcing that they’ve tested positive for COVID-19.

Here is what prominent people are saying on social media about the health disclosure. This listing is in alphabetical order by the public figure’s last name.

Gov. Greg Abbott:

Joe Biden:

Ted Cruz:

World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus:

Boris Johnson:

Dan Patrick:

Nancy Pelosi:

Vladimir Putin:

Ivanka Trump:

Here’s more on the social media reaction from around the world.


About the Author:

An Edward R. Murrow award-winning journalist, Amanda Cochran is a Houston transplant from New York City who has embraced her new city with both arms -- living and breathing news and all things Texas.