Washington.– A military man who has duties as personal aide to President Donald Trump tested COVID-19 positive, the White House confirmed.
The case of the White House “valet” – first reported by CNN – raises concerns that the military man, a member of the United States Navy, has exposed President Trump and Vice President Michael Pence to the disease.
White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley said that after the official was found positive, both the president and vice president have tested negative for the virus.RELATED
According to CNN, Trump, Pence and senior White House officials undergo a weekly rapid test for the coronavirus, which has caused more than 73,500 deaths in the United States.
The helpers known in English as “valets”, have among their functions to bring food to the President of the United States, among other personal assistance tasks.