October 19, 2020
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Trump leaves hospital in car to wave at supporters; the latest knowns and unknowns of his condition | National News

Conley said Trump showed some common signs of COVID-19 on Thursday — a mild cough, stuffy nose and fatigue. The president tested positive that evening, the doctor said.

The timeline matters as an indication of how transparent Trump, his staffers and doctors are being about the president’s health and whether Trump should have known he may have been spreading the virus as he mingled with campaign donors, staffers and others Thursday.

WHAT WE DON’T KNOW: WHEN TRUMP FELL ILL

Conley declined to say when Trump had last been tested before Thursday’s test confirmed COVID-19.

WHAT WE KNOW: HOW TRUMP WAS INFECTED

It’s not clear, but attention is focusing on a White House event Sept. 26 introducing Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. Trump gathered more than 150 people in the Rose Garden, where they mingled, hugged and shook hands — overwhelmingly without masks. Photos also show several indoor receptions, where Trump’s nominee,

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Trump leaves hospital in car to wave at supporters; the latest knowns and unknowns of his condition | Nation

A third Republican senator, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, announced his positive test Saturday, and he had not attended Barrett’s nomination kickoff.

The administration says a White House medical team is tracing contacts.



Trump's doctor's comments on symptoms, care spark confusion

Contact tracing underway in New Jersey

State and county officials in New Jersey are contacting more than 200 people who were at Trump’s Bedminster golf club for Thursday’s campaign fundraiser and asking them to monitor for possible coronavirus symptoms.

If they were in close contact with the president or his staff, they are being asked to quarantine for 14 days. Officials recommend waiting five to seven days from the event to get a COVID-19 test to prevent false negatives.

Trump announced early Friday that he and his wife had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. According to a statement issued Sunday, the White House sent the New Jersey officials a list of 206 attendees.

Meanwhile, Somerset

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