The Guardian reports:
ABC news is reporting that Chad Gilmartin, the principal assistant press secretary, has tested positive for Covid-19. Bloomberg, confirming the reporting, said Karoline Leavitt, an assistant press secretary, has also tested positive, along with other mid-level staffers.
The White House Correspondents’ Association has released a statement on McEnany’s diagnosis. “We wish Kayleigh, the president and everyone else struggling with the virus a swift recovery,” president Zeke Miller said in a statement.
“As of this moment we are not aware of additional cases among White House journalists, though we know some are awaiting test results,” Miller said. At least three White House reporters have tested positive for the virus, and the WHCA said several more are awaiting results.
.@PressSec was pulled off Marine One before the Bedminster trip Thursday because she had contact with Hope Hicks. She did not, however, quarantine as recommended by CDC guidelines.
— Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) October 5, 2020
“The White House finally emailed staff with guidance at 8:18 last night — about 15 minutes after Axios contacted the press shop for a story about the lack of guidance.“ https://t.co/xbcuYg7vPG
— Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) October 5, 2020
Two of Kayleigh McEnany’s deputies in the press shop have now tested positive as well, CNN has confirmed.
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) October 5, 2020