“As has been routine for months, Vice President Pence is tested for COVID-19 every day. This morning, Vice President Pence and the Second Lady tested negative for COVID-19,” O’Malley said. “Vice President Pence remains in good health and wishes the Trumps well in their recovery”:
The update follows Friday morning’s early news of both President Trump and First Lady Melania
contracting the novel coronavirus.
“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!” Trump said, followed by the first lady who added that they are both “feeling good”:
Earlier in the evening, the president announced one of his aides, Hope Hicks,
tested positive for the infection. She reportedly flew with the president to Tuesday evening’s presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, “along with roughly 20 to 30 aides and family members and was seen backstage,” WRCBtv reported.
Pence said he and the second lady are praying for Trump and Melania’s swift recovery:
Upon an onslaught of speculation, White House Physician Sean Conley released a letter,
stating he expects the president to “continue carrying out his duties without disruption while recovering.”
“I will keep you updated on any future developments,” the U.S. Navy Commander physician added.