White House chief of staff Mark Meadows at a Trump campaign rally in Reading, Pennsylvania, on October 31. | Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images
Five people have tested positive, including chief of staff Mark Meadows, as the US sees record daily case counts.
As daily confirmed coronavirus cases continue to break records, a new cluster of cases was reported in the White House — meaning the Trump administration, again, has failed to control the spread of Covid-19 within its own circles, while struggling to reduce cases throughout the country.
Bloomberg’s Jennifer Jacobs reported Friday evening that White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows tested positive for the coronavirus Wednesday, one day after attending an election night party at the White House alongside hundreds of unmasked guests. Administration officials said four other staffers also tested positive.
Meadows has had a number of exposures since February:
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