Giuliani’s son, a staffer at White House, tests positive for COVID-19

The number of coronavirus cases linked to the White House continues to grow with the announcement from Andrew Giuliani.

White House staffer Andrew Giuliani has revealed he tested positive for coronavirus.

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He is currently employed as a special assistant to President Donald Trump. Giuliani shared the diagnosis on Twitter and confirmed he will begin a quarantine.

“This morning, I tested positive for COVID-19. I am experiencing mild symptoms, and am following all appropriate protocols, including being in quarantine and conducting contact tracing,” he wrote on social media.

In text message communication with Politico he stated,  “not heard from anyone else who has tested positive at this point.”

His father and Trump’s personal lawyer, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani held a crowded press conference on Thursday where the younger Giuliani was in attendance. According to NBC News, a campaign official claimed Andrew wore a mask during the event and remained seated in the audience.

Rudolph Giuliani Weds Judith Nathan at Gracie Mansion in New York
NEW YORK – MAY 24: Rudolph Giuliani shakes hands with his best man/son Andrew Giuliani at the wedding of Rudolph Giuliani and Judith Nathan at Gracie Mansion May 24th , 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

The press event featured the senior Giuliani speaking on POTUS’ allegations of voter fraud from the Republican National Committee headquarters. As theGrio reported, the lawyer spoke to the crowd as dark liquid dripped from his head down to his face. The liquid, presumably hair dye, was dabbed way with a handkerchief.

Andrew is the latest person with direct connections to the White House to test positive for COVID-19. After the President and First Lady Melania Trump were diagnosed, members of the White House household staff also contracted coronavirus. theGrio reported shortly after the husband and wife revealed their results, two members of the White House housekeeping staff tested positive, multiple senior officials, and five other staffers at the time.

Members of the Secret Service also reportedly spread COVID-19. According to theGrio about 10% of all Secret Service officers, have either tested positive for coronavirus or been exposed to an infected person. These cases likely originate from rallies held by Trump while campaigning for the 2020 presidential election.

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cases, hospitalizations, and deaths of coronavirus in the United States are rapidly rising. The country has recorded 11,650,817 COVID-19 patients since  Jan. 21, 2020, and 251,715 total death as of Nov. 20. 1,141,950 of the cases were reported in the last seven days.

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