An employee of U.S. President Donald trump, who serves his meals and performs other duties in the West wing of the White house, revealed a coronavirus, according to NBC News.
According to White house spokesman Hogan Gigli, after they learned about the positive test result for coronavirus of the officer, the analysis passed the trump, and Vice-President Michael Penny. But the result was negative.
Meanwhile, the test is not immediately determines the infection, and only after some time, said the Director of the infectious disease Association health laboratories Kelly Wroblewski’s.
Trump himself has declared to journalists that “did not have close contact with this man,” meaning infected with a coronavirus, reports “Interfax”.
Contracted employee – military. He is serving in the U.S. Navy and cares about the daily needs of the President: serves him food, brings drinks, brings in proper form his clothes and shoes.
Working in the West wing staff are constantly tested for infections, but few of them at work, wear protective mask, said channel. According to the source NBC News, trump is very angry, knowing that COVID-19 identified in humans, which is daily in contact with him.
The centers for control and disease prevention recommend that people who recently had close contact with a sick person COVID-19, to stay at home in quarantine for 14 days from the date of last contact, check your body temperature twice a day and stay away from the elderly and with chronic diseases (new infection the most dangerous). The White house has not explained whether now trump these principles.
Concerns about possible contamination of the President of the United States has already occurred in March after the member of the delegation of the Brazilian President Zaira Bolsonaro after a visit to trump’s residence in Florida was diagnosed with coronavirus. The test then passed trump and his wife Melania, the result was negative.
Then in March, the coronavirus was found to have assistant Michael Pence. However, the White house said that neither the President nor the Vice President had not been in contact with him.