According to reports, doctors said the couple would stay in the White House for treatment. It is not clear how long they will be isolated and how long treatment will take. Whether the second presidential debate will continue on October 15. Trump will later have rallies in Florida, Wisconsin and Arizona. According to a white house doctors assessment in June, trump, 74, is considered obese and at risk of getting worse with his new crown.
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European stocks opened lower, with Germanys DAX index down 0.97% and Britains FTSE index down more than 1%.
FTSE China A50 Index futures fell more than 2%.
Us and Burmese oil rose by about US $0.4 in the short term, and the intraday decline narrowed to less than 3%, and are now trading at US $37.63/barrel and US $39.78/barrel, respectively.
One of President Trumps closest aides, hope Hicks, was tested positive for the new coronavirus. On September 29, she accompanied trump aboard Air Force one to fly from Washington to Cleveland, Ohio, for the first election debate. In addition, on the 30th, hope Hicks also accompanied trump to a rally in Minnesota. According to media reports, Trump and his entourage did not wear masks when they entered the debate hall. Although some of them did wear masks, they took them off after they took their seats.
On October 1, local time, US President trump confirmed that his assistant, hope Hicks, tested positive for the new coronavirus, and said that he and his wife, Melania, had been tested for the virus that night.
Hope Hicks has been working hard and not even taking a break, trump said. Just now, she tested positive for her new coronavirus. Its horrible! The first lady and I are waiting for the test results. In the meantime, were going to start isolating!
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In Trumps inner circle, Hicks is the latest confirmed case. Senior staff, including Presidents national security assistant OBrien, have been recovering since the diagnosis. However, Hicks stayed with trump longer than any of his staff. Hicks has been an assistant to trump since the 2016 campaign.
In addition to accompanying trump to the debate in Cleveland on the 29th, Hicks also accompanied trump to a rally in Minnesota on the 30th. According to media reports, Trump and his entourage did not wear masks when they entered the debate hall. Although some of them did wear masks, they took them off after they took their seats.
Hicks was photographed in the assistant car without wearing a mask, along with senior White House adviser Stephen Miller. On his return to Washington on the evening of the 29th, Stephen Miller was seen by the media as he stepped off air force one and shared an umbrella with Hicks. Katie Miller, wife of Stephen Miller and press secretary to Vice President burns, diagnosed the new coronavirus in May.