In photos: Scenes from the White House as coronavirus hot spot

In photos: Scenes from the White House as coronavirus hot spot

Updated: Oct. 7, 2020 at 3:59 PM

President Donald Trump, after returning from three days in the hospital, and first lady Melania Trump are recovering from COVID-19 at the White House, where many staffers have also been infected. Military and other top federal officials are isolating after possible exposure. Several people who attended White House events the weekend of September 26, 2020, have tested positive for the coronavirus.

White House Deputy Press Secretary Brian Morgenstern speaks to members of the White House press corps about the status of President Donald Trump’s health as he recovers from coronavirus outside of the West Wing of the White House on Wednesday. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI


A sign indicating there will be no White House events is seen in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI


Members of the White House press corps work outside the briefing room. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI


Signs related to the coronavirus pandemic are posted for members of the White House press corps — where the windows were open to let in fresh air — in the Brady briefing room on Wednesday. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI


A woman who organized signed cards wishing the Trumps well during their coronavirus recovery speaks to a groundskeeper outside the White House on Tuesday. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI


People sign get well cards for the Trumps. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI


A man wearing a face mask speaks to a group of visitors outside the White House. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/UPI


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