World leaders who have contracted coronavirus

World leaders who have contracted coronavirus

After downplaying the seriousness of the coronavirus threat for months, US president Donald Trump is the latest in a string of world leaders to have been diagnosed with the virus along with first lady Melania Trump.

His diagnosis barely a month before the November presidential election has cast further uncertainty over the final weeks of a campaign already taking place amid a pandemic, an economic crisis, protests over racial injustice and a controversial Supreme Court confirmation.