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Former Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie’s positive coronavirus test sparked concern over the weekend, particularly due to the Republican’s pre-existing conditions

Christie, 58, has asthma, which could be dangerous if he is facing respiratory symptoms from COVID-19, and he said that was the reason he was being extremely careful

« Although I feel fine and have only mild symptoms, due to my history of asthma we have decided this is an important precautionary measure, » tweeted Christie Sunday

Christie has suffered from asthma for years and uses an inhaler He was hospitalized for it in 2011 after struggling to breathe on his way to a bill signing in central New Jersey At the time, he said he had not been to the hospital for breathing difficulties since he was in law school, according to NJcom

The former Republican presidential hopeful is also struggling with a weight problem, which could also lead to complications with COVID-19

Christie was among those in attendance as President Trump made preparations for the first presidential debate He has since said no one in the room was wearing a mask

Trump’s campaign manager Bill Stepien and senior White House adviser Hope Hicks, both in attendance, also tested positive, along with Trump and first lady Melania Trump

Christie said he tested negative on Tuesday before the Trump debate, but then tested positive on Friday

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