At the staff headquarters of the trump, is preparing a place for the meeting, found COVID-19

Six employees of the campaign headquarters of Donald trump, is preparing a place for Saturday meeting with the participation of the President of the United States in Tulsa, Oklahoma, passed positive tests for coronavirus, said Saturday the Director of staff for external Affairs Tim Murtagh.

"In accordance with security protocols, members of staff are tested for COVID-19 before the event. Six members of the advanced group showed positive results from hundreds of tests, and was immediately taken to placing them in quarantine", - quotes the edition Axios.

He noted that none of the close contacts of the staff will not be present at the meeting and before beginning of the event will measure the temperature, to give antiseptics for hands and mask.

The meeting in Tulsa will be the first mass event with the participation of trump from the start of the pandemic coronavirus. Trump since the beginning of March not held meetings with voters in your favorite format - in stadiums or large outdoor venues - from the outbreak of coronavirus. The main infectious diseases, USA Anthony Fauci and White house coordinator for combating coronavirus Deborah birx expressed concern about the safety of the meeting with the participation of 19 thousand people in a closed arena.

In response, the White house said that people are entitled to make a decision whether to participate in this event, as well as wearing his mask. Press Secretary of the White house Keighley Makineni recalled that the recommendations of the Center for prevention and control of diseases in the wearing of masks are not required.

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