Barron Trump, 14, tested positive for COVID-19, no symptoms

First Lady Melania Trump divulged the news despite the White House initially saying the teen tested negative.

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Melania Trump says her 14-year-old son, Barron, has tested positive for the coronavirus but has no symptoms.

The White House initially said he had tested negative, after both of his parents tested positive earlier this month.

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First lady Melania Trump (L) looks at her son Barron Trump after U.S. President Donald Trump delivered his acceptance speech for the Republican presidential nomination on the South Lawn of the White House August 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump gave the speech in front of 1500 invited guests. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The first lady said Wednesday that subsequent testing showed Barron had also come down with COVID-19.

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