Second White House worker tests positive for COVID-19


During a meeting with the Governor of Texas in the Oval Office on Thursday, Trump told reporters he had little contact with the man and would be tested daily going forward. "Mike just had a test and it is negative", he said on a day when the U.S. passed yet another grim milestone of having 75,000 deaths due to the coronavirus.

Meanwhile, officials are tightening protocols to protect the nation's political leaders.

President Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and people who interact with them often are receiving weekly tests for the virus.

He told reporters: "It's a little bit odd but it's one of those things".

Six people who had been in contact with Miller were scheduled to fly with Pence on Friday to Des Moines, Iowa, on Air Force Two. "Right now we're all warriors".

Mr Pence added that both he and the president will now be tested for the virus daily.

The aide, who is now in quarantine, performed personal tasks in proximity to Trump that included serving the president his meals.

Pence, who is tested on a regular basis, was tested Friday.

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Pence and Trump were retested for COVID-19 this week after the valet to Trump tested positive for the virus. Gidley, in a statement.

"No matter what you do, testing is not a flawless art".

"It's a little bit unusual", Trump said of the staff member's positive test.

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According to the Associated Press, three different White House officials told them that Trump thinks it may hurt his chances of re-election because it would send the message that he is focused more on the health implications of coronavirus than the economical ones. The 73-year-old patient, who is believed to have had close or prolonged contact with the assistant before the disease was diagnosed, has been retested for COVID-19.

President Donald Trump won't wear one in public, at least in front of cameras.

Pence later stated that he should have worn a mask at the clinic, and he wore a mask at a subsequent tour of a GE factory producing ventilators in his home state of Indiana.

Health experts have warned it could jeopardize efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic.