This is not the first time the outspoken billionaire has expressed his skepticism about the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this year, he described the lockdowns as “Forcibly imprison people in their homes” and “fascist”.
Mr Musk said he was tested with a rapid antigen test, which authorities say is more likely to produce false negatives.
He tweeted: “Something extremely wrong is going on. Has been tested for Covid four times today. Two tests came back negative, two came back positive. Same machine, same test, same nurse. ”
He is also waiting for the results of two PCR tests, although these will take 24 hours to be delivered.
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The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX said he was only suffering from “symptoms of a typical cold” and said there was “nothing unusual so far” in terms of the effects of his COVID-19[feminine[feminine infection.
When a Twitter user responded to Mr Musk stating that “the income from the tests is probably not fake and very consistent,” the mogul responded by saying “exactly.”
More than 50,000 people retweeted Mr. Musk’s post about his social media tests, without providing context, and more than 164,000 people liked his tweet.
It comes as official figures for coronavirus infections in the United States are reaching record highs.
President Donald Trump downplayed the virus by comparing it to seasonal flu, although he contracted COVID-19 himself and was treated at the hospital.
The pandemic has caused more than 237,000 deaths in the United States – the highest of any country in the world.
This prompted President-elect Joe Biden to implore all Americans must wear masks as the country passed 10 million confirmed cases.
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Expressing a message of unity, he said, “I beg you, wear a mask. Do it for yourself. Do it for your neighbor. A mask is not a political statement. But it’s a good way to start bringing the country closer together. ”
He added, “The purpose of wearing a mask is not to make your life less comfortable, or to take anything away from you. It is to give back something to us all, a normal life. ”
Mr Biden, who was frequently seen wearing a mask during the White House race, unlike his rival Mr Trump, said the challenge the country faced over the coronavirus was still “immense” and ” growing ”- despite the announcement of a vaccine breakthrough.