WH press secretary Kayleigh McEnany tests positive for COVID-19, a day after speaking to reporters without a mask

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany announced that she tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday. This comes a day after she spoke to reporters at the White House without wearing a mask.

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- Planning to put out the number of staffers infected, she said you guys have the number. Do you know what the number is by chance?

KAYLEIGH MCENANY: No, there are privacy concerns we take very seriously safeguarding the information of the personnel here in the White House. So that's basically where we stand right now.

- Did the president-- we were told he was [INAUDIBLE]. But was he tested on Tuesday before he went to the debate? And then was he tested on Thursday morning before he went to the New Jersey fundraiser?

KAYLEIGH MCENANY: Yeah, I'm not going to give you a detailed readout with time stamps of every time the president has tested. He's tested regularly. And the first positive test he received was after his return from Bedminister.

- Was he tested between Wednesday night and the time he went to the New Jersey fundraiser.

KAYLEIGH MCENANY: Again, not giving a detailed readout of his testing, but, safe to say, his first positive test was upon return, or at least after Bedminister, that trip.


KAYLEIGH MCENANY: Thank you guys very much.