Trump's personal assistant tests positive for coronavirus

Nick Luna, one of President TrumpDonald TrumpSanders: Reinstating SALT deduction 'sends a terrible, terrible message' GOP braces for wild week with momentous vote One quick asylum fix: How Garland can help domestic violence survivors MORE’s personal assistants, is the latest White house aide to receive a positive coronavirus diagnosis, Bloomberg reports.

The new outlet noted that Luna works closely with Trump and serves as one of the president’s “body men.”

The Hill has reached out to the White House for comment on the aide’s reported diagnosis, which comes several days after Trump and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpJill Biden a key figure in push to pitch White House plans Petition calls for Jill Biden to undo Trump-era changes to White House Rose Garden Fox News's Bret Baier posts vaccination selfie MORE were confirmed to have tested positive for coronavirus.


The first couple’s diagnosis was announced shortly after it was discovered White House adviser Hope HicksHope HicksUPDATED: McEnany, Fox News talks on pause Trump selects Hicks, Bondi, Grenell and other allies for positions Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis tests positive for coronavirus MORE had also tested positive for the illness. In the days since, a number of top Republicans have also tested positive for the coronavirus.

Republican Sens. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeGOP governor says Republican Party has to allow for differences Republicans urge probe into Amazon government cloud-computing bid: report Allowing a racist slur against Tim Scott to trend confirms social media's activist bias MORE (Utah), Thom TillisThomas (Thom) Roland TillisSenate hears from Biden's high-profile judicial nominees for first time Senate Democrats take aim at 'true lender' interest rate rule Former North Carolina chief justice launches Senate campaign MORE (N.C.) and Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonSunday shows preview: Coronavirus dominates as White House continues to push vaccination effort Overnight Health Care: WHO-backed Covax gets a boost from Moderna Vaccine hesitancy among lawmakers slows return to normalcy on Capitol Hill MORE (Wis.) have all received positive diagnoses in the past week.

Lee and Tillis both serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Their diagnoses come as the committee is scheduled to meet in the days ahead to commence hearings for the president’s Supreme Court nominee to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgCourt watchers buzz about Breyer's possible retirement Five hot-button issues Biden didn't mention in his address to Congress Schumer waiting for recommendation on Supreme Court expansion MORE, Amy Coney Barrett.

White House physician Sean Conley said on Saturday that the president, who was taken to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Friday, was faring “very well.” 

Conley also said that he was “extremely happy with the progress the president has made.”

But another source familiar with Trump’s condition said Saturday that the president's vital signs in the past day were “very concerning” that they are not “still not on a clear path to a full recovery.”