Mark Meadow discovered Hope Hicks being positive right before Trump could leave for New Jersey. She had joined him on two trips before she fell ill.
White House chief of staff Mark Meadows said he was aware that Hicks was COVID-19 positive right before Marine One took off. Few staff members were pulled out of Marine One after confirming who had been traveling and were in close contact with Trump. He also added that it was done as contact tracing had started priorly.
Navy Commander Dr. Sean Conley said Trump showed some common signs of COVID-19 on October 1, such as a mild cough, stuffy nose, and fatigue. Trump tested positive for the virus that afternoon.
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