By Neha Sinha, Updated : May 09, 2020 16:16 IST
US President daughter Ivanka Trump's Personal Assistant Tests Positive Of Coronavirus

As COVID-19 cases continue to surface in U.S. officials, a personal assistant to Ivanka Trump, daughter of United States President Donald Trump, tested positive for the new coronavirus, reports CNN, citing a source familiar with the matter. The assistant has been teleworking and has not been around Ivanka for several weeks. A source familiar with the case told CNN that the assistant who works in the daughter's personal capacity and adviser to the President of the United States, Donald Trump, was not seen near Ivanka for several weeks. The COVID-19 Positive Personal Assistant has been working remotely for almost two months. Since Ivanka's assistant was asymptomatic, she was only examined as a precaution. Ivanka Trump and husband Jared Kushner tested negative for coronavirus on May 8.

Ivanka Trump personal assistant tests positive

In another case of coronavirus in the White House, while Donald Trump is pushing for the re-opening of the country, the press secretary of the vice president of the United States, Mike Pence, Katie Miller also tested positive for the disease of COVID-19 May 8. A day before that, it was confirmed that a member of the US Army who works as one of the personal assistants to the US President. The USA contracted the deadly virus on May 7.

However, both Trump and Pence have reportedly tested negative for the highly contagious disease. After the personal valet of the President of the USA. The USA Detected with the disease, Trump said the tests would now be done once a day, while previously they were done only once a week.

Ivanka Trump's Personal Assistant Tests Positive Of Coronavirus

A few days before cases arose in US officials, President of Congress Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell jointly rejected the offer by the administration of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to test all coronavirus legislators on Capitol Hill. Amid the global health crisis, while Pelosi and McConnell think it is best if the United States' resources are diverted to front-line facilities, Trump sees 'no reason' to reject the offer. However, the President of the United States believes that he would give 'Crazy Pelosi' one more chance not to be present to work.

The joint statement by Pelosi and McConnell was issued saying that evidence must remain available where 'it can do good faster.' Meanwhile, Trump has also recently said that 'testing is not a perfect art' and that 'even when tested once a day someone could, something happens where they get something.'

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