Trump Victory on Friday informed donors via email who attended a fundraiser at Mar-a-Lago on Sunday that a donor who also attended the event has tested positive for the coronavirus, according to an email obtained by ABC News.
“We unfortunately write today to notify you that an attendee at the trump Victory-sponsored event you attended at Mar-a-Lago on Sunday, March 8, has tested positive for the Coronavirus,” the joint committee between the trump campaign and Republican National Committee wrote in an email sent today.
The news was first reported by the New York Times.
A senior campaign official tells ABC News the donor did not interact with the president. An RNC official told ABC News that the donor who tested positive for the coronavirus had “no direct contact with the first family” at the Mar-a-Lago event.
“The attendee had no direct interaction with the president or the first family at this event and the VP did not attend this event,” RNC official said.
A trump campaign senior official also said “no known interaction with family.”
The email adds that the group is “not aware if the individual had the virus. by the time of the event.”
“As you may have had contact with this individual, please contact your medical provider if you or any of your loved ones is ill or develops a fever, shortness of breath, or other respiratory symptom,” the RNC and trump campaign told supporters in the email on Friday.
News of a donor testing positive who was at the president’s Mar-a-Lago resort Sunday for an event comes as a Brazilian official recently tested positive who met with President trump at the resort a day earlier on Saturday.
ABC News has reached out regarding if Mar-A-Lago will undergo a deep cleaning but has yet to hear back. The trump campaign’s massive offices in Arlington, Virginia are set to be deep cleaned as staff work from home though Monday, multiple sources tell ABC News.