Two of Trump's entourage infected with coronavirus

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Two of Trump's entourage infected with coronavirus

Kellyanne Conway

It became known that two people from the circle of US President Donald Trump were infected with the coronavirus. One of them is Trump's chief of staff, Bill Stepien. It is reported by Politico.

According to the newspaper, 42-year-old Stepien was diagnosed with coronavirus on Friday, October 2. According to him, he is experiencing “mild flu symptoms.” He intends to work from home until the quarantine period passes.

Also, a positive test result for COVID-19 was detected in a former adviser to Trump Kelliann Conway. She wrote about this on her Twitter page. She is doing well despite a mild cough.

The Washington Post notes that Conway attended an event at the White House on September 26 at which Trump announced his decision to nominate Justice Amy Connie Barrett as a candidate for the position of US Supreme Court Justice. After that, several people who were present there reported that they were also infected, including Donald Trump himself. However, it is not known whether they became infected at this particular ceremony.

Earlier, Donald Trump's doctor Sean Conley revealed the details of the treatment of the American leader. The doctor said that the head of the White House does not need “additional oxygen” “After consulting with specialists, we decided to start therapy with remdesivir. He [Trump] took the first dose and is resting comfortably, ”Conley said.

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