Former President Donald J. Trump’s personal membership in Palm Seaside, Fla., was partially closed on Friday following some workers members testing constructive for the coronavirus, two individuals accustomed to the occasions confirmed.
The closure affected service within the eating room and on the seaside membership, in keeping with The Related Press. The 2 individuals accustomed to the occasions confirmed that was the case; they weren’t approved to talk publicly.
The A.P. cited an e-mail that went to members of the membership, which additionally serves as Mr. Trump’s everlasting residence. The strikes had been taken out of “an abundance of warning” and a few staff had been quarantined, in keeping with the e-mail.
A spokeswoman for the Trump Group didn’t instantly reply to an e-mail in search of remark. A lady who answered the telephone at Mar-a-Lago mentioned “no remark” and hung up when requested if the membership was open.
The Florida Division of Public Well being didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.
The membership is ready to play host to occasions in the course of the Republican Nationwide Committee spring retreat in Florida subsequent month. It has been Mr. Trump’s post-presidency base of operations, the place he has hosted Republican officers.
Coronavirus instances have been declining for weeks in Florida, which reopened companies months earlier than a lot of the nation. However the state continues to be averaging about 5,000 new instances a day, in keeping with a New York Times database.
Dr. Alina Alonso, the director of the Florida Division of Well being in Palm Seaside County, mentioned this week that instances had been declining domestically, and she or he was “cautiously optimistic” concerning the course of the virus. However she warned the general public that it was too early to declare victory over the pandemic.