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Presidential candidate Joe Biden and wife test negative for COVID-19

Highlights: Night 2 of the Democratic National Convention
Posted at 11:41 AM, Oct 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 12:48:39-04

Presidential candidate Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden have both tested negative for coronavirus, the Biden campaign tells NBC officials.

The news came after President Donald Trump announced that he and the first lady both tested positive for coronavirus.

Biden's negative test came hours after he tweeted well wishes to President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump.

"Jill and I send our thoughts to President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump for a swift recovery. We will continue to pray for the health and safety of the president and his family," Biden tweeted.

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