The White House Chief of Staff Meadows said on the 2nd local time that US President Trump has “mild symptoms” of new coronary pneumonia, but is “in good spirits.”
Meadows told reporters at the White House that Trump would continue to work during the isolation period in the White House.
The first lady Melania, who was also diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia, posted on social media that day, “I have some mild symptoms, but overall I feel good. I look forward to recovering soon.”
The data picture shows Trump at the White House on August 20. Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Mengtong
After the news that Trump and Melania tested positive for the new crown, the Democratic presidential candidate Biden and his wife were tested for the new crown virus on the morning of the 2nd.
The profile picture shows Biden and his wife Jill in Iowa on February 2. Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Mengtong
Biden’s campaign team subsequently issued a statement saying that Biden and his wife Jill Biden tested negative for the new crown virus.
On September 29, Biden had a 90-minute televised debate with Trump, but during the debate the two sides have maintained “social distance.”
Biden also posted on social media, “I am very happy to inform you that I and Jill have tested negative for the new crown.” He also reminded the public to abide by the epidemic prevention guidelines, including wearing masks, maintaining “social distancing”, and washing hands frequently.
Biden also expressed concern to Trump and Melania, saying that they would “pray for their health and safety” and wish them a speedy recovery.
US Senator Mike Lee issued a statement on the same day that his test result for the new crown virus was positive. He has been to the White House recently.
According to US media reports, US Vice President Pence, Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump, son-in-law Kushner and youngest son Barron Trump also received tests for the new crown virus on the same day, and the results were all negative. According to White House officials, the White House is currently tracking and testing people who have had close contacts with Trump. The exact number of people infected is still unknown.