Biden again tests negative for COVID-19

Biden again tests negative for COVID-19
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenFive examples of media's sycophancy for Biden on inauguration week Drastic measures for drastic times — caregiver need mobile health apps Boycott sham impeachment MORE tested negative for COVID-19 again Tuesday, his campaign said.

Biden underwent a PCR test for COVID-19 on Tuesday, and the virus was not detected, his campaign said in a statement distributed by the press pool. It was the third time the former vice president has tested negative for the illness since President TrumpDonald TrumpMore than two-thirds of Americans approve of Biden's coronavirus response: poll Sarah Huckabee Sanders to run for governor Mexico's president tests positive for COVID-19 MORE announced around 1 a.m. on Friday that he had contracted the coronavirus. 

Biden tested negative on Friday hours after Trump’s announcement that he and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpScorned and mistreated, Melania Trump deserved much better from the media The Hill's Morning Report - Biden takes office, calls for end to 'uncivil war' K Street navigates virtual inauguration week MORE had tested positive for COVID-19. He was tested for a second time Sunday, when the results were also negative.


Concerns over the former vice president’s possible exposure to the coronavirus spiked after Trump's positive test results in light of the meeting between the two at the first presidential debate last Tuesday. The two presidential contenders did not make any physical contact, and their podiums were spaced about 12 feet apart.

Still, Fox News host and debate moderator Chris WallaceChristopher (Chris) WallaceRomney: Total figure for Biden coronavirus stimulus is 'pretty shocking' Rubio: Trump impeachment trial is 'stupid' Romney noncommittal on impeachment vote but says trial is likely constitutional MORE said last week that Trump arrived too late to be tested on-site for COVID-19 and that members of his family and campaign did not wear masks throughout the event, fueling worries over the possible spread of the virus throughout the venue. 

Trump left Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Monday after a weekend stay there to receive treatment for the coronavirus. Biden during that time returned to the campaign trail but did take down all negative advertising while the president was battling COVID-19.

Trump and Biden have two debates left scheduled for October, though it is unclear if or how Trump’s diagnosis will impact the match-ups.