President Trump tests negative for coronavirus for 2nd time, White House reports

by Bryan Brammer · Apr 3rd, 2020 10:26 am

Last Updated Apr 3rd, 2020 at 11:24 am

White House doctor Sean Conley reported Thursday that President Trump tested negative for coronavirus for a second time.

Although Conley did not provide a reason for the second test, the president said he took the test because he was curious.

"It took me literally a minute to take it," Trump said during his daily press briefing. "I took it really out of curiosity."

The new coronavirus test Trump underwent provides results in just 15 minutes. The Food and Drug Administration approved the new test on Friday.

🔦 President Trump was first tested for coronavirus after he had been in contact with a Brazilian official who had tested positive for the virus. Trump's initial test also came back negative.


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