‘Covid-19 in the White House’ – what the papers say after Trump’s positive test

British newspaper front pages as the US president, Donald Trump, goes into hospital with coronavirus

Some of the UK papers play the big story of the moment with a fairly straight bat but others draw attention to the irony of Donald Trump testing positive for coronavirus, having repeatedly played down the pandemic.

The i puts one of the president’s innumerable tweets at the centre of its front page. The headline is “Covid-19 in the White House” and the tweet from February says: “The Coronavirus is very much under control in the USA”.

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