Coronavirus: Trump’s son Barron tested positive for COVID-19, says Melania Trump

President Trump, First Lady Melania and their son Barron walk to the White House from Marine One in Washington, US August 16, 2020. (Reuters/Erin Scott)

President Donald Trump’s 14-year-old son Barron tested positive for COVID-19 but exhibited no symptoms, after both of his parents contracted the virus, first lady Melania Trump said on Wednesday.

“Luckily he is a strong teenager and exhibited no symptoms,” Melania Trump said in a statement.

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She said Barron has since tested negative for the virus.

On October 2, President Trump announced that he and Melania have tested positive for coronavirus and will be in quarantine.

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On Monday October 12, a White House physician announced that President Trump has been determined negative for the coronavirus using a rapid test.

“I can share with you that he tested negative, on consecutive days, using the Abbot BinaxNOW antigen card,” Sean Conley said in a memo released to the public.

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