Ivanka Trump tested negative for COVID-19, just hours after her father confirmed he and First Lady Melania had contracted the virus.
The 38-year-old’s spokesperson confirmed on Twitter on Friday morning that Ivanka and her husband Jared Kushner had been tested again for the virus following her father’s positive diagnosis, and both had tested negative. .
Ivanka and Jared, 39, were seen going to work as usual on Friday morning, blatantly ignoring the CDC’s quarantine guidelines, which advise anyone who has been in close contact with someone with the disease. COVID-19 to self-isolate for 14 days, even though they have since tested negative themselves.
The first daughter traveled with her father on Air Force One in the wee hours of Wednesday morning, following the presidential debate, while her husband Jared flew to Minnesota with Hope Hicks, who also tested positive on the same day.
Trump’s aide Hope began to experience symptoms of the virus on the group’s return trip to Washington
Business as usual: Ivanka Trump tested negative for COVID-19 on Friday morning, her spokesperson revealed, hours after her father confirmed he and Melania had the virus.
Confirmation: The 38-year-old’s spokesperson Carolina Hurley confirmed that Ivanka and Jared were tested on Friday morning and both were negative.
Best wishes: Ivanka tweeted kind words for her father and Melania after being photographed en route to the White House, but she did not speak about her own health in the post
It is not known whether Ivanka and Jared were tested before leaving their home in Washington, DC, or if the tests were administered at the White House.
The couple have yet to confirm whether their three young children – Arabella, Joseph and Theodore – have been tested.
Ivanka declined to speak personally about her condition on social media Friday morning, leaving it to her spokesperson to share the news of her negative test result instead, but offered words of sympathy for her father and her mother-in-law shortly after being photographed leaving her. home.
“Pray for the speedy recovery of my father and Melania and for all those affected by COVID-19,” she wrote on Twitter.
“As they fight this together, the president will continue to fight for the people of this great country. “
The first girl’s departure for work came just hours after the President and the First Lady tweeted that they had both tested positive and were in self-isolation in the White House – two days after attending the first debate presidential alongside several of Trump’s children, including Ivanka, Tiffany, Don Jr and Eric.
Too close for comfort? The mother-of-three posed for this unmasked photo with her father 48 hours before sharing the news of his diagnosis
September 29: On debate night, Ivanka posed for a backstage selfie with her stepmom Melania, who also tested positive. Both wore masks in the image
Group: Tiffany Trump, Kimberly Guilfoyle and Lara Trump also posed for photos with Melania and traveled on Air Force One. None of them confirmed if they had been tested
Don Jr’s partner Kimberly Guilfoyle and Eric’s wife Lara were also in attendance, and the entire group reportedly traveled both to and from the debate with the president on Air Force One.
During the debate, Ivanka posed for several masked photos alongside Melania, and the two also sat side-by-side during the event – but the chairs had been distributed to follow social distancing guidelines.
Following the debate, in the early hours of Wednesday morning, Ivanka then shared a photo of herself and her father posing together without a face mask aboard Air Force One, with the first girl standing over the President Trump with his hand on his shoulder.
The photo was released almost exactly 48 hours before Trump tweeted about his positive test result, writing: “Tonight @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will immediately begin our quarantine and recovery process. We are going to go through this TOGETHER! ‘
Despite testing negative for COVID-19 on Friday morning, Ivanka’s decision to leave her home and go to work is in direct contradiction to the CDC’s quarantine guidelines.
Ivanka’s husband Jared Kushner, 39, was also seen driving to work on Friday, days after traveling with Trump’s help, Hope Hicks, who also tested positive.
September 30: Hope, 31, and Jared, 39, traveled to Minnesota together on Wednesday and tested positive for the virus Thursday night, hours before Trump’s diagnosis
The CDC advises anyone who has been in “close contact” with someone with COVID-19 to quarantine them for 14 days after coming into contact with them – even if they have since tested negative themselves.
“Even if your test is negative for COVID-19 or you feel healthy, you should stay home (quarantined) as symptoms may appear 2 to 14 days after exposure to the virus,” says the CDC website.
Meanwhile, her husband Jared Kushner, 39, was also pictured leaving for work on Friday morning – though he traveled with Trump’s help Hope Hicks, who tested positive hours before the president, September 30.
Jared and Hope, 31, traveled to Minnesota together on Wednesday and were seen walking alongside each other at Andrews Air Force Base as they prepared to board their plane. None of them wore a mask.
Hours later, as they walked back to Washington, DC, Hope started to feel bad and she tested positive for COVID-19 a day later on Thursday night.
Who has President Trump been in contact with?
Traveled on Marine One for a Minnesota rally on Wednesday:
Hope Hicks, Advisor to the President
Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President
Dan Scavino, Director of Social Media
John McEntee, Director of the Presidential Office of White House Personnel
Tuesday’s debate in Ohio, where Trump visited on Air Force One:
Rudy Giuliani, personal lawyer. Giuliani had spent the weekend at the White House preparing for the debate
Mark Meadows, White House Chief of Staff
Les enfants de Trump et leurs partenaires: Donald Trump Jr, Kimberly Guilfoyle, Eric Trump, Lara Trump, Ivanka Trump, Tiffany Trump
Bill Stepien, campaign manager
Kayleigh McEnany, press officer
Democratic candidate Joe Biden and his wife Jill
Trump guests, including Alice Johnson, who was pardoned of federal drug offenses at the behest of Kim Kardashian
In the White House since Saturday with close, unmasked contact with Trump:
Amy Coney Barrett, Supreme Court candidate. She then had maskless meetings with Mitch McConnell, Lindsey Graham and other Republican senators starting Monday.
Vice President Mike Pence
Robert Ford, CEO of Abbott Laboratories, who was at the White House on Monday
Admiral Brett Geroir, Assistant Secretary of Health and Social Services
Alex Azar, Secretary of HHS
Helpers from the East Wing, including valets and other White House staff who serve the First Family
Secret service protection officers