White House physician says Donald Trump has tested negative for covid-19 and is no longer infectious

On Monday night, October 12, The white house physician stated that President Donald Trump has been tested negative for covid 19 and its no longer infectious to others.

"In response to your inquiry regarding the Trump most recent COVID-19 tests, I can share with you that he has tested NEGATIVE, on consecutive days, using the Abbott BinaxNOW antigen card," Sean Conley said in a White House memo released on Monday, noting that those tests were taken "in context with additional clinical and laboratory data."

Conley said the additional data, included "viral load, subgenomic RNA and PCR cycle threshold measurements, as well as ongoing assessment of viral culture data."

Trump is "not infectious to others," Conley added.

The announcement came moments after Donald Trump was seen boarding Air Force One without a mask to Sanford, Florida to take part in his first campaign rally since becoming infected with the coronavirus.

Donald Trump announced on October 2 that he and his wife Melania had tested positive for coronavirus. He was admitted to Walter Reed military hospital that night and released on October 5 after spending just three days.

Upon his return to the White House, he was seen struggling to breathe during a photo opp at the balcony to salute the Marine One helicopter.

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