Though Guilfoyle was reportedly not experiencing symptoms, she underwent a test in South Dakota as part of a routine testing process for people with contact with the president.
She’d traveled to South Dakota with Trump’s eldest son to attend an Independence Day celebration held at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The president and First Lady Melania Trump, as well as Trump’s second son Eric Trump, attended the event. It appeared that Guilfoyle did not end up attending.
The Times, citing a person familiar with Guilfoyle’s condition, said neither she nor Trump Jr. traveled to South Dakota aboard Air Force One. The couple did not meet up with Trump’s entourage, the source added, and planned to drive back to the East Coast after receiving her diagnosis.
Multiple people close to the president have now tested positive for the coronavirus in recent months. Trump’s personal valet and Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary both tested positive for the virus in May.
Last month, several staffers who worked on Trump’s Tulsa, Oklahoma, rally also tested positive for the virus.
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