President Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. has tested positive for Coronavirus, according to multiple reports.
“Don tested positive at the start of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin since the result,” a spokesperson said. “He’s been completely asymptomatic so far and is following all medically recommended COVID-19 guidelines.” Trump Jr. is the president’s second child to be diagnosed with the virus. Last month, Barron Trump, his youngest son, reportedly had COVID-19.
Back in October, the White House staff revealed that Trump and his wife, Melania, tested positive for COVID-19. “Tonight, [Melania] and I tested positive for COVID-19,” Trump tweeted on Oct. 1. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!”
On Twitter, Melania added, “As too many Americans have done this year, [Donald] & I are quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19. We are feeling good & I have postponed all upcoming engagements. Please be sure you are staying safe & we will all get through this together.”
A few days after the president’s diagnosis, he was admitted into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after suffering from “mild symptoms.”
“Out of an abundance of caution, and at the recommendation of his physician and medical experts, the President will be working from the presidential offices at Walter Reed for the next few days,” press secretary Kayleigh McEnany said. “President Trump appreciates the outpouring of support for both he and the First Lady.”
After being discharged from the hospital, Trump told Americans not to be afraid of the virus — that has since taken the lives of over 200,000 people in this country. “I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M.,” he tweeted. “Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid[-19]. Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!”
Within a week of being diagnosed, Trump said he was immune from COVID-19 — despite research indicating that reinfection was possible. “A total and complete sign off from White House Doctors yesterday. That means I can’t get it (immune), and can’t give it. Very nice to know!!!” he tweeted.