Who Else Around Trump Has Been Tested?

And answers to more burning questions

Coronavirus Blog Team
Medium Coronavirus Blog
2 min readOct 2, 2020


The team at GEN is gathering and answering questions related to the news that President Donald Trump has tested positive for Covid-19. Here’s an excerpt:

Ronna McDaniel, Republican National Committee chairwoman, tested positive for the virus on Wednesday, it was revealed on Friday. She was last with Trump on September 25, five days before Hicks developed symptoms.

Republican Sen. Mike Lee of Utah has tested positive after “experiencing symptoms consistent with longtime allergies,” he announced Friday, after testing negative while visiting the White House “just a few days ago,” for the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.

Notre Dame President Fr. John Jenkins, who also attended the SCOTUS announcement Saturday at the White House, tested positive this week, the university announced Friday. He had been criticized for taking off his mask and shaking hands at the event.

Vice President Mike Pence and second lady Karen Pence have tested negative.

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has tested negative. Earlier this week, he met with top congressional leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who is second in line for the presidency after Pence.

Amy Coney Barrett last spent time with Trump on Saturday. She tested negative on Friday.

Barron Trump, 14, has tested negative, a White House spokeswoman announced Friday.

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow has tested negative.

Former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, who spent time prepping Trump for the debate along with Hicks, tested positive on Saturday.

Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani is quarantining and waiting for test results.

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner tested negative for the coronavirus Friday, a White House official told CNN.

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