President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19 and “will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately.”
WASHINGTON – White House officials said Friday that President Donald Trump is feeling only “mild symptoms” following the announcement that he and first lady Melania Trump have tested positive for COVID-19.
Trump announced his positive test early Friday morning, sending Washington and the rest of the country into fresh turmoil just a month before the presidential election. Hours earlier, the president announced that Hope Hicks, one of his closest advisers with whom he had recently traveled, has been infected and he and the first lady have started to quarantine.
Questions remain on who the president has been in contact with in the days prior to his test and who have been infected with the virus.
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Here’s a running list of people who have tested positive and negative. This is a developing story and not a comprehensive list which we will keep updated in the days to come.
Who has tested positive in the Trump circle:
President Donald Trump
First lady Melania Trump
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel
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Who has received a negative COVID test:
Vice President Mike Pence
Second lady Karen Pence
Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump
White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett
Chief of Staff Mark Meadows
Deputy Chief of Staff Dan Scavino
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin
Acting Homeland Secretary Chad Wolf
Defense Secretary Mike Esper
Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Attorney General William Barr
Contributing: Tom Vanden Brook
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