Senior White House officials are debating whether to implement a mandatory mask policy for officials working in the West Wing after two close aides to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence tested positive for the coronavirus.
Trump, who along with Pence also had negative tests Thursday, said Friday that he was not anxious, adding that "strong precautions" had been taken in the White House.
As news of Ivanka's assistant teting positive spread, social media was full of reactions with many slamming Trump for advocating the lifting of restrictions and claiming that testing was not necessary, even as three White House employees were tested positive. It was revealed Thursday he had tested negative for the virus after contact with a military service member who had tested positive - a personal valet who had brought him Diet Cokes in the Oval Office. The military valets responsible for the President's personal needs are a rare group with access to the food he eats and the Diet Cokes he summons with the push of a red button.
Trump, meanwhile, has never worn a mask in public and the Associated Press reported that the president doesn't want to wear a mask because he's afraid he'll look ridiculous and that it will harm his reelection chances.
The test the White House uses, an Abbott Labs product which can produce results quickly, also has a 15% false negative rate, according to the head of the National Institutes of Health. All six tested negative, the White House said.
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Mr Trump has said he would not wear a mask and has not publicly worn one to any of his events amid the pandemic, but told reporters this week he tried some on behind the scenes during his visit to a Honeywell face mask factory in Arizona.
The president has shifted focus in weeks to reopening the economy after more than a month of stay-at-home orders in most states and soaring unemployment.
"So as America reopens safely, the White House is continuing to operate safely". The vice president and ten members of his staff are given rapid coronavirus tests daily, and the president is also tested regularly.
"We've taken every single precaution to protect the president", Ms McEnany said at a White House briefing.
People in Australia must stay at least 1.5 metres away from others. "It's a textbook case of why we can't rush to re-open".