White House on Thursday refused to tell reporters when President Trump last tested negative for COVID-19, saying that “the doctors would like to keep it private.”
The communications director of White House, Alyssa Farah has refused to disclose the information even upon requests.
White House has been asked by the media eighth times since Trump tested positive for the COVID-19. The detail could help determine when he contracted the virus, who he exposed and the timeline of his illness.
White House is scrambling to respond to the outbreak as the list of officials who have tested positive for the virus.
It is pertinent to mention here that several members of the White House press corps have tested positive for the disease, and many are trying to figure out whether they and their families need to quarantine, reports said.
The health department of Washington D.C on Thursday asked attendees and White House staff at the Rose Garden Ceremony for the introduction of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Sept. 26 to seek medical advice and get tested for coronavirus by their local health department.
Several people who attended the event later tested positive for the virus, including former New Jersey Governor, Chirs Christie and Sens.