Result of the COVID-19 test conducted for US First Lady, Melania Trump has emerged and she tested negative for coronavirus.
This was revealed to CNN by White House press secretary, Stephanie Grisham on Monday.
“Mrs. Trump got tested the same night as the President was tested, out of an abundance of caution. The test was negative,” Grisham said.
US President Donald Trump had on Monday evening announced that the First Lady had received a test during his remarks at a White House coronavirus task force briefing with reporters.
When asked if his wife had been tested, Trump said, “Yes,” and added that the first lady was “fine.”
The President and the First Lady were tested at the White House on March 13, more than one week ago.
Also, CNN reports that Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady, Karen Pence were tested for Coronavirus on Saturday after it was revealed a member of the vice president’s staff had been confirmed positive for COVID-19.
The Pences each tested negative.