Trump ‘has mild symptoms’ after testing positive for COVID-19, White House says

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White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows on Friday said President Donald Trump was displaying “mild symptoms” after testing positive for COVID-19. Meadows declined to give details on any specific treatments, but he told reporters that Trump was giving him things to do a little after 8 a.m. Eastern Time. Meadows also said all core White House staff had been tested for the disease caused by the coronavirus, and he expects that “as this virus continues to go on, other people in the White House will certainly have a positive test result.”

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