One of President Donald Trump’s personal Navy valets has examined positive for the coronavirus, CNN reported.
As the Trump administration continues to take steps to reopen the nation’s financial system, this newest growth, according to CNN, is elevating considerations in regards to the president’s potential publicity to COVID-19.
According to CNN, the valets are members of an elite navy unit devoted to the White House and infrequently work very near the President and first household.
Trump was upset when he was knowledgeable Wednesday that the valet had examined positive, a supply instructed CNN, and he was subsequently examined once more by the White House doctor.
In a press release, the White House confirmed CNN’s reporting that one of many President’s valets had examined positive.
“We were recently notified by the White House Medical Unit that a member of the United States Military, who works on the White House campus, has tested positive for Coronavirus,” deputy White House press secretary Hogan Gidley stated in a press release. “The President and the Vice President have since tested negative for the virus and they remain in great health.”
A White House supply stated the valet, a person who has not been recognized, exhibited “symptoms” Wednesday morning, and stated the information that somebody near Trump had examined positive for coronavirus was “hitting the fan” within the West Wing.
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President Trump and the Vice president Mike Pence, in addition to the senior staffers who recurrently work together with them, are nonetheless being examined weekly for coronavirus, two insiders instructed CNN.