Donald Trump Threw MAGA Hats Out To Crowd Days Before Testing Positive For Covid-19
Donald Trump was filmed tossing Make America Great Again hats out to a crowd of supporters just days before testing positive for coronavirus.
The US president had appeared at a campaign rally at Duluth International Airport in Minnesota on Wednesday.
As he arrived, he distributed hats bearing his infamous slogan, with photos from the day showing him launching them into the crowd.
Fast forward a few days, and Trump has now revealed that he and wife Melania Trump have tested positive for the virus.
The US President tweeted earlier today: "Tonight, FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!"
The Trumps decided to go into quarantine after White House aide Hope Hicks tested positive for the virus, having been in close contact with the President.
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It is reported that Hicks had started to show symptoms on the day of the rally, although it is not known exactly when.
According to Bloomberg, Hicks had travelled with Trump aboard Air Force One to and from the presidential debate in Cleveland, Ohio, on Tuesday (29 September), and to the Duluth rally on Wednesday (30 September).
Sources told the news outlet that she felt poorly while in Duluth and quarantined on the presidential plane on the way home.
Announcing Hicks' positive test result, Trump tweeted: "Hope Hicks, who has been working so hard without even taking a small break, has just tested positive for Covid 19. Terrible! The First Lady and I are waiting for our test results. In the meantime, we will begin our quarantine process!"
During Tuesday night's debate against Joe Biden, Trump was not wearing a face mask.
When asked by moderator Chris Wallace why he didn't wear one, Trump said he would only wear one 'when needed'.
He said: "I think that masks are OK. You have to understand, if you look - I mean, I have a mask right here. I put a mask on, you know, when I think I need it. I wear masks when needed. When needed, I wear masks.
"I don't have - I don't wear masks like him [Biden]. Every time you see him, he's got a mask. He could be speaking 200 feet away from them and he shows up with the biggest mask I've ever seen."
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