Several cases have been confirmed of those close to Donald Trump and his aide Hope Hicks. The U.S. president prompted a diagnosis of coronavirus.
The interval between infection and illness can range from a few days to two weeks, so for him it could have been shorter on several occasions and from different people.
Here is a summary of some of the people involved so far:
Donald Trump, 74
Since 2016, the US president has effectively stopped his campaign after testing positive for COVID-19.
He was at the White House House Rose Garden last Saturday, September 26th. Judge Amy Connie Barrett nominated the Supreme Court. He attended a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday night and another event in Ohio on Monday.
He attended a fundraiser and rally in Minnesota on Wednesday and gave an unusually short speech.
By Thursday morning, Trump was aware of Hope Hicks’ positive test result. Despite all this, he went on to raise money for his golf club in New Jersey. According to public health guidelines, he had to be isolated because he was very close to someone infected with the virus.
On Friday morning, returning from a New Jersey event, he tweeted that he and his wife had tested positive and were in isolation.
Hope Hicks, 31
He is a Presidential Adviser and former White House Director of Communications. She is a close friend of Mr. Trump.
MS Hicks was not present at the Sept. 26 Rose Garden event.
She was part of a team that traveled to Cleveland with Trump for Tuesday’s presidential talks. They returned the negative test Wednesday morning and joined the others on a trip to Minnesota that day. She fell ill in Minnesota.
At the first stage of the voyage (on the plane) she stood apart from the others and did not take the busy Marine One back to White House. Her test on Thursday morning was positive. She did not immediately tell those around her.
Melania Trump, 50
First Lady, wife of Donald Trump.
She often travels with the president’s husband, who attended the Rose Garden event in late September.
Her diagnosis was announced at the same time as her husband on Friday, October 2nd.
She later tweeted that she was experiencing “moderate symptoms” and overall well-being: “I want to get well soon.”
Kellian Conway, 53
Former Presidential Adviser who left the White House in August.
They were sitting in the front row at the Rose Garden event on Saturday.
Pictures of the event showed hundreds of people sitting next to each other, many without masks, including Mrs. Conway.
She tweeted: “My symptoms are mild (mild cough) and I feel better.”
Senator Mike Lee, 49
Lee, a Republican from Utah, also visited Rose Garden last Saturday. A few days later, Amy Connie met Barrett, who announced that Trump had been elected to the vacant seat on the U.S. Supreme Court.
He announced that he had tested positive for Kovid-19.
Senator Thom Tillis, 60
Republican from North Carolina and a member of the Judiciary Committee.
He had a negative test before attending the White House House Rose Garden event on Saturday. Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Miss Connie Barrett met Wednesday. Tillis was pictured wearing a mask at Saturday’s event, but not at Wednesday’s meeting.
On Thursday night, he attended a discussion with the Democratic Challenger in his Senate seat, Cal Cunningham. Both were wearing masks.
Mr Tillis revealed his positive test result on Friday. Cunningham said he would be tested.
Senator Ron Johnson, 65
Wisconsin Republican Senator.
A spokesman for Johnson said he did not attend the Sept. 26 Rose Garden event because he isolated himself from corona virus exposure.
His shipwreck test returned negative, but shortly after his return to Washington D.C. on Sept. 29, he was thought to have contracted the virus and tested positive on Friday, October 2nd.
He is the third Republican senator to test positive, but has no symptoms.
John Jenkins, 65
Mr. Jenkins, president of the University of Notre Dame, was another person who attended the Rose Garden event last Saturday and announced his positive test result on Friday.
University Vice President Paul Brown said in a statement: “A colleague with whom I have been in constant contact has tested positive for COVID-19.
Bill Stephen, 42
The president’s campaign manager tests positive for the corona virus and experiences “mild fever-like symptoms.”
All of Trump’s immediate campaign events have been canceled, and his next meeting with Democrat Joe Biden, scheduled for Oct. 15, is now being questioned.
Chris Christie, 58
The former New Jersey governor, who helped prepare Trump for the TV presidential debate in Cleveland last Tuesday, revealed on Saturday that he had tested positive.
He spent days helping the president prepare for the confrontation with Mr. Biden.
Christie is overweight and was hospitalized in 2011 following an asthma attack. He said on Saturday that he was examining himself at the hospital as a precautionary measure.
Assistant to the President and Director of Oval Office Operations.
Luna, known as one of Trump’s bodyguards, remained in close contact with the president until Thursday.
He traveled with him to a TV debate in Cleveland, Ohio on Tuesday, at a rally and fundraiser in Minneapolis on Wednesday, in Air Force One. When Hope Hicks began to show symptoms.
Luna had planned to go to Bedminster, New Jersey with Trump on Thursday, but Miss Hicks began to isolate herself and later decided against it after a positive test.
On Saturday he tested himself.
Kylie McInani, 32
The White House Press Secretary tweeted: “After a routine negative test, including every day from Thursday, I tested positive for COVID – 19 on Monday morning, with no symptoms.”
Ms McCannani was expelled from the president’s trip to a rally in Bedminster on Thursday, but did not say why, a senior White House official told NBC.
She said in a statement that she had no knowledge of Hope Hicks’ diagnosis before holding a White House press conference on Thursday.
On Sunday evening, they spoke briefly to reporters, but no member of the White House Press Corps spent enough time considering themselves as a contact.
Stephen Miller, 35
In a statement on Tuesday, the White House senior policy adviser said: “For the past 5 days I have been working on remote and self – isolation, and have been doing negative testing every day since yesterday. Today, I tested positive for COVID-19, and am on board. “
Mr Miller was one of several participants in Trump’s debate, and has since tested positive for the virus.
Seke Miller, president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, said Friday that the trio tested positive for spending time at the White House last week or traveling with Trump.
Within two months of being Kylie McInani’s assistant White House press secretary, Drummond tested positive for the corona virus on Tuesday morning.
He is the third White House press assistant to test positive.
Drummond attended the Rose Garden ceremony on September 26, when Army Connie Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination was announced.
Joe Biden, 77
Democratic presidential candidate Biden held talks with Trump in Cleveland on Tuesday.
Unlike Mr. Trump, Mr. Biden regularly wears a mask when in public. However, between exchanges, he was not wearing one.
Many in the audience, including Mr. Trump’s family members, were not wearing masks.
Mr. Biden and his wife, Jill, tested negative on Friday.
Kamala Harris, 55
Vice Presidential candidate Mr Biden’s running mate had a routine check, and the result was negative on Thursday.
Amy Connie Barrett, 48
Trump’s Supreme Court nomination was announced at the Sept. 26 Rose Garden event.
Earlier this year, she recovered from a confirmed case of the corona virus.
Mike Pence, 61
The U.S. vice president and his wife tested negative on Friday morning.
Pence was in the Oval Office with the president on Tuesday. He was last seen in public at a news conference on Monday.
William Barr, 70
On Sept. 26, U.S. Attorney General Rose Gordon attended the event and spoke to Mrs. Conway without a mask, but on Friday she tested negative, a Justice Department spokeswoman said.
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