Stephen Miller, a high aide to President Donald Trump, examined constructive for COVID-19, taking the variety of White Home staffers contaminated by the lethal virus to no less than 10.
“During the last 5 days I’ve been working remotely and self-isolating, testing damaging every single day by yesterday. At the moment, I examined constructive for COVID-19 and am in quarantine,” Miller stated in an announcement.
President Trump, together with First Girl Melania Trump, examined constructive for coronavirus final Thursday, quickly after it was recognized that their shut aide Hope Hicks contracted the an infection.
Trump was admitted to a navy hospital on Friday and was discharged on Monday.
White Home Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and three of the workers from the press workplace additionally examined constructive. A minimum of three journalists working on the White Home examined constructive for the an infection.
On Tuesday, the White Home issued an up to date guideline on well being and security of the residence workers.
“With the latest constructive outcomes of the President and First Girl, workers put on full PPE and proceed to take all crucial precautions, which embrace up to date procedures to guard towards cross contamination,” it stated. The residence workers in direct contact with the Trump household are examined each day, with the assist workers examined each 48 hours.
Along with assist from a medical unit, unbiased well being consultants have been employed, who can be found to test the workers and their households, facilitating ancillary testing as wanted, it added.
As per one other memorandum, Vice-President Mike Pence examined damaging on Tuesday.
He’s scheduled to have his vice-presidential debate with Indian-origin
Senator Kamala Harris at Salt Lake Metropolis in Utah on Wednesday.
The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention in one other assertion stated from a public standpoint, it’s secure for the vice-president to take part within the upcoming debate.
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