New Jersey is contacting 206 people attending 's fundraiser held hours ...

New Jersey is contacting 206 people identified by the White House as attending Donald 's Bedminster fundraiser held eight hours before he confirmed his COVID infection held a fundraiser at his Bedminster golf club on Thursday afternoon  Guests had paid up to $250,000 for the chance to get close to the president left at 4:40pm; by 12:54am he would confirm his positive COVID test On Sunday night New Jersey authorities said they had a list of attendees Most said they were never close to the president, and if so only momentarily 

By Harriet Alexander For Dailymail.com

Published: 02:29 BST, 5 October 2020 | Updated: 02:29 BST, 5 October 2020

View
comments

More than 200 people who attended Donald 's fundraiser at his New Jersey golf course have been told to quarantine, after the president was taken to hospital with COVID-19 following the event.

The president began suffering breathing difficulties 24 hours after the fundraiser and was given oxygen, before being taken to the Walter Reed hospital, where he remains. 

The top tickets for Thursday afternoon's event cost $250,000 and included a roundtable discussion and a photo-op with the president. 

Others paid tens of thousands of dollars to mingle for several hours with and his team at the Bedminster golf course. 

Donald Trump's Bedminster golf course on Thursday afternoon hosted a $5m fundraiser

Donald 's Bedminster golf course on Thursday afternoon hosted a $5m fundraiser

Attendees paid up to $250,000 for their tickets to the New Jersey campaign event

Attendees paid up to $250,000 for their tickets to the New Jersey campaign event

Those who bought the top-tier tickets participated in a round table discussion wit Trump

Those who bought the top-tier tickets participated in a round table discussion wit

Anderson Cooper, the CNN anchor, accused the campaign of being 'criminally negligent' in holding the event despite 's close adviser Hope Hicks having tested positive shortly before.

The virus that has killed more than 16,000 residents in New Jersey, the second most in the country. 

On Sunday evening the New Jersey

read more from dailymail.....

PREV Grandmother-of-four, 52, moves into university halls with youngsters to ...
NEXT Troubled girl, 16, takes her own life on school grounds