President Donald Trump’s Nationwide Safety Adviser Robert O’Brien has examined optimistic for the coronavirus — making him the highest-ranking official to check optimistic to date.
That’s in keeping with two individuals conversant in the state of affairs who spoke on situation of anonymity as a result of they weren’t approved to debate it by identify.
The White Home confirmed that O’Brien has gentle signs and “has been self-isolating and dealing from a safe location off website,” including that: “There isn’t any threat of publicity to the President or the Vice President” and that the “work of the Nationwide Safety Council continues uninterrupted.”
The information was first reported by Bloomberg Information, which stated O’Brien got here down with the virus after a household occasion.
A private valet to the president and the vice chairman’s press secretary beforehand examined optimistic for the virus, which has now contaminated greater than four million individuals nationwide.
Senior White Home employees and anybody who comes into shut contact with the president and vice chairman are examined for the virus every single day.