July 28, 2020 — President Donald Trump’s countrywide security adviser, Robert O’Brien, has examined beneficial for the coronavirus, the White Property said Monday in a assertion.

O’Brien “has moderate signs or symptoms and has been self-isolating and working from a secure location off-web site. There is no possibility of publicity to the president or the vice president. The get the job done of the Countrywide Protection Council continues uninterrupted,” the assertion said, in accordance to NPR.

O’Brien is the best-rating member of the Trump administration regarded to have caught the virus that is sweeping the United States.

He will work out of a West Wing office not far from the Oval Business office. Trump and O’Brien, fifty four, very last appeared publicly alongside one another July ten throughout a stop by to the U.S. Southern Command in Florida, The Washington Article noted.

Trump said very last 7 days throughout a news meeting that he has coronavirus tests each and every several days and has not examined beneficial nevertheless, but other men and women in the president’s orbit have.

Kimberly Guilfoyle, a campaign fundraiser and the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., examined beneficial in early July.

In June, eight users of the Trump campaign advance group, such as two Solution Assistance agents, examined beneficial in Tulsa, Okay, just before Trump held a campaign rally, NPR said.

Katie Miller, spokesperson for Vice President Mike Pence, examined beneficial in Could. A presidential valet also examined beneficial in Could.


NPR. “Robert O’Brien, Trump’s Countrywide Protection Adviser, Tests Optimistic For COVID-19”

 Washington Article. “Trump countrywide security adviser O’Brien tests beneficial for coronavirus, the best-rating administration official regarded to be infected”

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