Nov. 20 (UPI) — Donald Trump Jr., President Donald Trump’s oldest son, has examined constructive for COVID-19, his spokesman mentioned Friday.
Bloomberg was the primary to report the prognosis.
The youthful Trump is considered one of a number of individuals in Donald Trump’s interior circle — together with the president himself — who has caught the novel coronavirus.
“Don examined constructive firstly of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin for the reason that outcome,” Donald Trump Jr.’s spokesman mentioned in a press release to CNN. “He is been fully asymptomatic to this point and is following all medically beneficial COVID-19 tips.”
Earlier Friday, Florida Sen. Rick Scott mentioned he additionally examined constructive for COVID-19 and is in quarantine at his house within the southwestern a part of the state.
Scott mentioned he is been self-isolating since final weekend after studying he’d are available in contact with an individual who examined constructive. Preliminary assessments for Scott after the invention have been detrimental.
“After a number of detrimental assessments, I realized I used to be constructive for COVID-19,” Scott tweeted. “I am feeling good and experiencing very delicate signs. I will be working from house till it is secure for me to return to [Washington, D.C.]
“I remind everybody to watch out and do the correct issues to guard yourselves and others.”
Scott, who’s quarantining at his Naples house, is the most recent of many Republican politicians to check constructive for the coronavirus illness for the reason that summer time. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley additionally examined constructive this week.
Among the different GOP leaders who’ve picked up the virus embrace President Donald Trump, first girl Melania Trump, their son Barron Trump, White Home chief of employees Mark Meadows, occasion Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel, White Home press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, aide Hope Hicks, marketing campaign supervisor Invoice Stepien, former adviser Kellyanne Conway, and Sens. Mike Lee, Ron Johnson and Thom Tillis.
After revealing his check, Scott requested Individuals to take correct precautions to restrict the unfold.
“Put on a masks. Socially distance. Quarantine if you happen to are available in contact with somebody constructive like I did,” Scott tweeted. “We’ll beat this collectively, however all of us have to be accountable.
“I wish to thank all of the unimaginable healthcare staff who’re working across the clock to take care of sufferers.”
Scott was governor of Florida between 2011 and 2019.
Andrew Giuliani, son of Trump’s private lawyer Rudy Giuliani, additionally mentioned Friday he has examined constructive.
The youthful Giuliani has served as a particular assistant to Trump.
“I’m experiencing delicate signs, and am following all applicable protocols, together with being in quarantine and conducting contact tracing,” he tweeted.