There’s Still So Much That’s Been Kept Secret About Trump’s COVID Diagnosis

October 7, 2020
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White House officials said on Tuesday that in spite of the appearance of rigorous daily coronavirus testing, President Donald Trump had not been tested everyday for COVID-19 before he announced he had fallen ill with the virus last week.

A senior administration official would only confirm to The New York Times on Tuesday that Trump was tested “regularly,” which provides new insight into a still fairly opaque understanding of how the President contracted the virus. Trump’s diagnosis has rattled the White House, which has since become something of a coronavirus hotspot.

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