Trump tests negative for COVID-19
United States President Donald Trump, tested negative for the novel coronavirus on
according to White House physician, Sean Conley announced Monday.
“In response to your inquiry regarding the President’s most recent COVID-19 tests,
I can share with you that he has tested NEGATIVE, on consecutive days, using the Abbott BinaxNOW
antigen card,” Trump tests negative for COVID-19. said Conley in a statement.
The development came as Trump is set to hold a campaign rally Monday evening in Florida.
The statement concluded that the president “is not infectious to others.”
Trump, 74, confirmed on Oct. 3 that he and first lady Melania Trump had tested positive for the virus,
hours after one of his closest aides, Hope Hicks, who traveled with him as recently as last Wednesday,
tested positive for COVID-19.
He returned to the White House on Oct. 5 after receiving three days of treatment at Walter Reed Medical
Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
On Saturday, Conley said Trump was no longer considered a transmission risk and did not have to continue
staying in quarantine and could continue with his normal life