People are wondering what Donald Trump’s BMI, weight and height are after he revealed that he tested positive for Covid-19.

The President of the United States took to Twitter yesterday, October 1st to reveal that he and his wife Melania Trump would go under quarantine after they contracted Covid-19.

Following the news, some people are wondering what Trump’s BMI (Body Mass Index) is and whether he is at a greater risk depending on his age and weight.

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Donald Trump tests positive for Covid-19

Donald Trump took to Twitter to reveal that he and Melania had tested positive for Covid-19. He said:

“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!”

According to the New York Times, the US President had a full day of events planned for Friday, including a private fund-raiser at the Trump International Hotel in Washington and a campaign rally in Florida, both of which will inevitably be postponed.

The President and the First Lady are expected to quarantine at the White House.

What is Donald Trump’s BMI?

Trump’s Body Mass Index is 30.3. He is 74 years old.

His weight has been previously reported to be 243 lbs (110.7kgs), while he is 6ft 3in tall (190 cm).

According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people who have “severe” obesity are those with a Body Mass Index above 40. Obese are considered people who have a BMI above 30.

According to NHS’ BMI calculator, people with a BMI above 30 should aim to lose 12 lbs (5.5 kg) regardless of how much they are active during the week.

CDC also states that those aged between 65 to 74 are at a higher risk of a hospital admission compared to people aged from 18 to 29.

The site adds that 8 out of 10 Covid-19 related deaths in the United States have been among people aged 65 years and older.

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