|Kimberly Guilfoyle is, so far, one of three people close to the president who has tested positive for the coronavirus (File photo by=Rick Scuteri/The Associated Press)|
[아시아뉴스통신=레악카나 기자] Kimberly Guilfoyle, a former Fox News television personality who is dating Donald Trump Jr and is a top fundraising official in the president's re-election campaign,tested positive for coronavirus.
She traveled to South Dakota to see Trump's Fourth of July speech and celebration fireworks at Mount Rushmore on Friday.She tested positive after part of mandatory screening required of those who come in close contact with the president, the New York Times reported.
She did not fly on Air Force One with the president, a source told the newspaper. Guilfoyle, 51, was immediately isolated after discovering she had the virus. Guilfoyle is at least the third person close to the US president to test positive for COVID-19. Others include Trump's personal valet and the US vice president's press secretary.
In a statement to the newspaper, Sergio Gor, chief of staff to the Trump campaign's finance committee, said: "She's doing well, and will be retested to ensure the diagnosis is correct since she's asymptomatic."In a tweet on Saturday, Guilfoyle wrote: "Thank you for all the well wishes and prayers! I feel good thanks be to God and look forward to a speedy recovery so I can resume working to re-elect [Trump]."