Joe Biden tests negative for coronavirus as President Donald Trump remains in quarantine

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said both he and his wife Jill have tested negative for Covid-19.

Friday, 2nd October 2020, 6:30 pm
Updated Friday, 2nd October 2020, 10:12 pm

A statement issued by the couple's doctor said they underwent testing on Friday morning and were given the all-clear.

Biden and President Donald Trump, who is currently in quarantine after it was revealed both he and First Lady Melanie tested positive for the virus, took part in the first presidential debate of the campaign on Tuesday night.

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During the debate, President Trump chided Biden for wearing masks on the campaign trail.

"I don’t wear masks like him,” Trump said of his opponent. “Every time you see him, he’s got a mask.

“He could be speaking 200 feet away from them, and he shows up with the biggest mask I’ve ever seen.”

Biden's running mate, Kamala Harris, will debate Vice President Mike Pence on October 7.

Both have tested negative for Covid-19 since President Trump's diagnosis.

Joe Biden has tested negative for Covid-19.
Joe Biden has tested negative for Covid-19.

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