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Donald Trump reveals a White House staff member has tested positive for coronavirus

President Donald Trump confirmed on Wednesday that another White House staffer has tested positive for the coronavirus.

‘It’s not anybody that was near me,’ he said at his press conference.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany stepped in to say the person will not be identified and it did not affect any events around the White House.

‘We’re not going to confirm the identity of the individual. It did not affect the event and press was not around,’ she said.

It was not immediately clear what event she was referring to. 

President Donald Trump confirmed that another White House staffer has tested positive for the coronavirus

President Donald Trump confirmed that another White House staffer has tested positive for the coronavirus

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany stepped in to say the person will not be identified and it did not affect any events around the White House

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany stepped in to say the person will not be identified and it did not affect any events around the White House

The White House held a signing ceremony on Wednesday for its deal between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain. 

The president also attended a town hall meeting in Philadelphia on Wednesday night.  

‘None of yesterday’s events were affected,’ White House deputy press secretary Judd Deere told DailyMail.com in a statement.

Senior White House staff and the president receive COVID tests daily.  

Additionally anyone meeting with the president or getting near him is tested for the virus. 

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