FLOTUS Melania Trump reached out with words of encouragement on how to get through the coronavirus pandemic "faster" while encouraging social distancing.
Melania Trump's most recent message to her followers on social media urged people to be as proactive as possible to stay safe amid the spread of the coronavirus.
Lady Melania Trump attends the College Football Playoff National Championship game on January 13, 2020, in New Orleans, Louisiana. | Source: Getty Images.
Knowing that self-isolation becomes more challenging as "the days go by," Melania shared how making specific rules a priority will benefit everyone, as she wrote:
"If we make social distancing & personal hygiene a priority, we will get through this faster. We can stop #COVID19 if we all commit to following the rules."
However, President Trump's confirmation of his wife's negative test results after the fact didn't sit well with many, and Twitter erupted with a slew of sarcasm and doubt.
Referring to a jacket Melania previously wore which caused a stir, one Twitter user simply posted:
Other netizens felt it was a test wasted since Melania didn't show any symptoms. With "thousands of people" symptomatic and "begging" for tests, they found the belated news of Melania's testing "as wrong as it could be."
Twitter users equally lashed out after President Trump shared his 15-day plan to slow down the spread of the coronavirus.
The plan urges people to stay away from gatherings larger than ten people, to wash their hands regularly, to work from home and avoid traveling. Unimpressed by President Trump's plan, one follower commented:
Other people felt more appreciative of the President's efforts during this challenging time as another user replied:
"The American people will work together to make it through this! We appreciate the strong leadership coming from President Trump and VP Pence!"
President Donald Trump remains at the White House with Melania and their 14-year-old son Barron, while Ivanka also returned to the White House after a coronavirus scare.
Ivanka got tested after she had brief contact with an Australian official who tested positive for the disease, but the test came back negative, and she is back at work at the White House, as his her husband, Jared Kushner.