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Trump's Campaign Manager Tests Positive for COVID

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The campaign manager had told his staff who did not exhibit symptoms of COVID-19 that they did not need to self-quarantine and tested positive for the virus later on Friday.
President Donald Trump's campaign manager Bill Stepien tested positive for COVID-19, becoming the latest in the administration to contract the disease. Stepien received was diagnosed on Friday evening and was experiencing what one senior campaign official described as "mild flu-like symptoms," according to Politico.

The campaign manager tested positive for Covid-19 on the same day that RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel and former counsellor to the president, Kellyanne Conway, also received the same diagnosis.

Earlier Friday, Stepien sent a memo to staff saying that anyone who had exposure to someone else that has tested positive should immediately self-quarantine.

"While we do not believe anyone without symptoms needs to self-quarantine at this time, it is on all of us to continue to exercise the smart judgment and practices the campaign has long encouraged," he…
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