The eldest son of President Donald Trump averted the virus earlier within the yr when his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle examined optimistic.
WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr., President Donald Trump’s oldest son, has been contaminated with the coronavirus and was quarantining Friday after studying he examined optimistic, a spokesperson stated.
Information shops together with Bloomberg, POLITICO and ABC confirmed Friday night that Trump Jr. has COVID-19.
“Don examined optimistic at the beginning of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin for the reason that outcome,” his spokesman instructed ABC. “He’s been utterly asymptomatic to date and is following all medically really helpful COVID-19 tips.”
Trump Jr. was capable of keep away from the virus again when his girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, examined optimistic in July.
President Trump tweeted Saturday morning that his son “is doing very effectively. Thanks!”
For most individuals, the brand new coronavirus causes delicate or average signs. For some, particularly older adults and folks with present well being issues, it may well trigger extra extreme sickness, together with pneumonia and dying.
The USA has greater than 11.9 million confirmed circumstances of COVID-19, in line with knowledge from Johns Hopkins College.
As of Friday, the U.S. had greater than 254,000 deaths from the virus. Worldwide, there are greater than 57 million confirmed circumstances with over 1.three million deaths.
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Trump Jr. was quarantining Friday after studying he has been contaminated with the coronavirus, a spokesperson stated. The president’s son realized his analysis at first of the week and has had no signs, stated the spokesperson, who was granted anonymity by The Related Press to debate personal medical data. He is following all medically really helpful tips for COVID-19, the illness attributable to the virus, the spokesperson added.
The 42-year-old is the most recent member of the president’s household to change into contaminated with the virus.
President-elect Joe Biden made President Trump’s response to the virus a prime concern within the just lately concluded race for the White Home, although Trump has but to acknowledge the end result.
President Trump, first woman Melania Trump and their son Barron have all recovered from their coronavirus infections in October. The president spent three days in a Maryland army hospital the place he was handled with experimental medicine; the primary woman weathered her sickness on the White Home.