Melania cancels appearance at Trump rally due to "lingering cough" in wake of COVID-19 diagnosis

“Mrs. Trump continues to feel better every day following her recovery from COVID-19," the first lady's office says

By David Edwards
October 20, 2020 5:30PM (UTC)
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First Lady Melania Trump speaks during the Republican National Convention filmed in the Rose Garden at the White House on Tuesday, Aug 25, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

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First lady Melania Trump has cancelled an appearance at a Pennsylvania rally with President Donald Trump due to her ongoing COVID-19 symptoms.

The first lady was slated to travel with the president on Tuesday to her first rally since receiving the COVID-19 diagnosis.

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"Mrs. Trump continues to feel better every day following her recovery from COVID-19, but with a lingering cough, and out of an abundance of caution, she will not be traveling today," a statement from the first lady's office said.


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