Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, has examined constructive for coronavirus, a spokesperson informed NBC Information on Friday.
“Don examined constructive in the beginning of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin for the reason that outcome. He’s been utterly asymptomatic to date and is following all medically beneficial COVID-19 tips,” the spokesman mentioned.
The information comes as there have greater than 250,000 deaths and greater than 11 million circumstances have been confirmed within the U.S., primarily based on NBC Information’ rely. The U.S. is now counting greater than 100,000 circumstances a day because the virus surges throughout the nation, it first crossed the 100,000 reported circumstances in a day mark on Nov. 4.
Donald Trump Jr., 42, was among the many greater than 100 individuals who attended his father’s election evening celebration on the White Home, the place many had been seen not carrying masks. He has additionally been touring as a marketing campaign surrogate to defend his father’s election loss in numerous states.
Since then, Andrew Giuliani, a particular assistant to President Donald Trump and the son of the marketing campaign’s prime lawyer Rudy Giuliani, introduced he examined constructive for coronavirus. Trump‘s chief of employees, Mark Meadows, and different White Home aides and members of Congress have additionally examined constructive.
Trump and first girl Melania Trump examined constructive for Covid-19 after White Home aide Hope Hicks was recognized final month, amongst different high-profile Republicans within the White Home, Congress, and the Trump marketing campaign. Many, together with the president, have since recovered.