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Report: 34 White House staffers, contacts infected with the coronavirus

Report: 34 White House staffers, contacts infected with the coronavirus
Posted at 7:57 PM, Oct 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-08 22:48:44-04

A FEMA report obtained by ABC News said that 34 White House staffers and contacts were infected with the coronavirus.

According to ABC News, some of those infected were not identified in the report, but a number of those infected have publicly confirmed positive tests in recent days, including President Donald Trump.

According to PBS, which identified 33 of the 34 confirmed cases, 11 of the coronavirus cases stemmed from workers of last week’s presidential debate in Cleveland. The White House Correspondents Association confirmed three positive cases among its ranks.

Those who have identified positive coronavirus tests include:

  • White House aide Hope Hicks
  • First lady Melania Trump
  • Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah
  • Sen. Thom Tillis, R-North Carolina
  • Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin
  • Former NJ Gov. Chris Christie
  • RNC chair Ronna McDaniel
  • Press secretary Kayleigh McEnany
  • Bodyman Nick Luna
  • Notre Dame President John I. Jenkins
  • Former White House adviser Kellyanne Conway
  • Aide and speechwriter Stephen Miller