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Donald Trump Jr. tests positive for coronavirus, placed in quarantine

United States President Donald Trumps eldest son Donald Trump Jr. has tested positive for the coronavirus and is quarantining "out at his cabin", according to a spokesperson

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United States President Donald Trumps eldest son Jr. has tested positive for the and is quarantining "out at his cabin", according to a spokesperson.

 

 

Trump Jr, 42, is the latest in the Trump family to be infected after Donald Trump, Melania Trump and their son Barron were diagnosed with Covid-19 in October, exactly a month before the US election.

The US President spent three days in-patient at the Walter Reed military hospital where he was treated with a cocktail of experimental drugs while Melania Trump stayed at the White House and recovered.

Jr.'s girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, tested positive for the this summer. Jr is asymptomatic and knew of his diagnosis early this week, according to the spokesperson.

The news broke hours after Andrew Giuliani, a special assistant to President Donald Trump and the son of Rudy Giuliani, announced he had tested positive for

The coronavirus has killed more than 253,000 Americans and sickened more than 11.7 million. More than 470,000 Americans are expected to succumb to the virus by March 1, 2021, according to a predictive model from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.

(Nikhila Natarajan can be reached at nikhilanatarajan@gmail.com)

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First Published: Sat, November 21 2020. 07:30 IST
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