Biden says second presidential debate should be cancelled if Trump still has COVID-19

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Democratic presidential candidate former US Vice President Joe Biden wears a facemask as he speaks to the media before boarding his plane at Hagerstown Regional Airport October 6, 2020, in Hagerstown, Maryland.

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Joe Biden said on Tuesday night that the second presidential debate should not be held if President Trump is still positive for coronavirus.

The Democratic presidential candidate was speaking to reporters in Maryland about the second debate, which is scheduled to be held on Oct. 15 in Miami, Florida.

“Well, I think if he still has COVID, we shouldn’t have a debate,” Biden said.

“I think we were gonna have to follow very strict guidelines. Too many people have been infected. It’s a very serious problem, so I will be guided by the guidelines.”

The statement from the former vice president comes as more than a dozen people who work in the West Wing, including President Trump, have contracted the virus.

Trump returned to the White House on Monday night after spending four days at Walter Reed Medical Center to be treated for the virus.

“Now I’m better and maybe I’m immune, I don’t know,” Trump said upon his return to the White House.

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