Barron Trump Tests Negative for Coronavirus After Both Parents Receive Positive Test Results

by Thad Mitchell

Barron Trump, son of President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump, recently tested negative for the coronavirus, according to USA Today.

Melania Trump’s Chief of Staff Stephanie Grisham confirmed the news Friday, soon after the President and first lady tested postive.

“Barron has tested negative and all precautions are being taken to ensure he’s kept safe and healthy,” Grisham told USA Today.

Donald and Melania Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis began to leak late Thursday and into Friday morning. Both have also confirmed their conditions via Twitter.

“Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19,” the president tweeted. “We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER.”

Melania also used Twitter to confirm her positive diagnosis.

“As too Americans have done this year, @potus and I are quarantining at home after testing positive for COVID-19,” she wrote. “We are feeling good and I have postponed all upcoming engagements. Please be sure you are staying safe and we will all get through this together.”

Barron Negative for Coronavirus

Barron attends St. Andrews Episcopal and the school plans on using a “hybrid learning” model beginning later this month, according to the school’s website. USA Today reports the plans for students in grades 7-12 is for half to learn from home while the other half rotates through in-person classes.

Barron is also Donald’s youngest child and his only one with Melania Trump. He and his mother moved into the white house and to join his father in June 2017.

Several public figures have sent well-wishes to the Trumps once learning of their COVID-19 diagnosis. Hawaii Congresswoman and former presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard also used Twitter to wish the family well.

“My husband Abraham and I offer our best wishes and aloha to President @realdonaldtrump and the First Lady @flotus and praying for their speedy recovery,” Gabbard Tweeted.” We also send our best wishes to Ivanka, Tiffany, Donald Trump Jr., Eric and Barron during this difficult time.”