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Donald Trump and Mike Pence were tested for Covid-19

Donald Trump and Mike Pence were tested for Covid-19

Donald Trump and Mike Pence were tested for Covid-19

US President Donald Trump and vice-president Mike Pence have tested negative for coronavirus.

They were tested after a member of the US military who worked at the White House was found to have been infected.

A White House spokesman said the military official was identified by CNN as a personal valet to Mr Trump.

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"We were recently notified by the White House medical unit that a member of the United States military, who works on the White House campus, has tested positive for coronavirus," the spokesperson said.

"The president and the vice-president have since tested negative for the virus and they remain in great health."

Mr Trump has now been tested at least twice for coronavirus.

A test on April 2 came out negative.

On April 3, the White House said anyone expected to be near Mr Trump or Mr Pence would be given a rapid Covid-19 test out of an abundance of caution.