President Donald Trump’s new Chief of Staff Mark Meadows has decided to self-quarantine after being exposed a person infected with the virus.

Meadows, who just last week replaced former Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, made the decision to self-isolate after crossing paths with an infected guest at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) last month.

He is joined by six other members on Capitol Hill, all Republican, who have opted to work remotely throughout the 14-day quarantine period.


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As of late Tuesday, there have been at least 794 lab-test confirmed cases of the coronavirus and 27 deaths in the U.S alone.

Trump has not been tested for the virus.

He is expected to hold an emergency meeting Tuesday to discuss tax cuts and other economic stimulus plans to combat the volatile markets and address growing concerns over public health. 

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