Trump test NEGATIVE for coronavirus


President Donald Trump has examined unfavourable for coronavirus, his physician revealed Saturday, hours after the White Home started temperature checks on employees and reporters who could come into contact with the president.

Trump mentioned that had been examined on Friday night time, after fielding questions on it throughout a press convention because of contact with at the very least three individuals who later examined optimistic for the virus.

On Saturday night, the president’s doctor Sean Conley launched a letter wherein he confirmed the outcomes of Trump’s take a look at had returned unfavourable and that he stays ‘symptom free’.  

Conley claimed in a letter on Friday night that the president, 73, is low-risk regardless of his age and his earlier contact with individuals who examined optimistic. 

But earlier than a press briefing with the president on Saturday, journalists have been screened for a excessive temperature with one being turned away.   

President Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, his doctor revealed on Saturday evening. The president confirmed he was tested Friday during a press conference, pictured

President Trump has examined unfavourable for the coronavirus, his physician revealed on Saturday night. The president confirmed he was examined Friday throughout a press convention, pictured

The letter from Trump's doctor Commander Sean Conley which confirmed his test negative

The letter from Trump’s physician Commander Sean Conley which confirmed his take a look at unfavourable

Brazil's Acting Ambassador Nestor Forster pictured with President Trump and Ivanka. He has since tested positive for the coronavirus becoming the second Brazilian delegate to receive the diagnosis and leading Trump to take a test. Trump's test was negative for the coronavirus

Brazil’s Performing Ambassador Nestor Forster pictured with President Trump and Ivanka. He has since examined optimistic for the coronavirus changing into the second Brazilian delegate to obtain the analysis and main Trump to take a take a look at. Trump’s take a look at was unfavourable for the coronavirus

From left: Vice President Mike Pence, President Donald Trump, and Fabio Wajngarten, the communications secretary for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who tested positive for the coronavirus sparking concerns for Trump. The president has since tested negative

From left: Vice President Mike Pence, President Donald Trump, and Fabio Wajngarten, the communications secretary for Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who examined optimistic for the coronavirus sparking considerations for Trump. The president has since examined unfavourable

‘This night, I obtained affirmation that the take a look at is unfavourable,’ Saturday’s letter from Conley learn.

‘One week after having dinner with the Brazilian delegation in Mar-a-Lago, the president stays symptom-free.  

‘I’ve been in day by day contact with the CDC and the White Home coronavirus job pressure, and we’re encouraging the implementation of all their greatest practices for publicity discount and transmission mitigation.’  

Trump’s outcomes have been met with delight from his household with first son Donald Trump Jr. tweeting: ‘Destructive!!!’ 

Trump’s shock declare earlier on Saturday that he had been examined adopted a complicated 24 hours wherein he first recommended he would possibly get examined, after which launched a letter from the White Home physician saying that he was low threat and didn’t want a take a look at right now. 

Coronavirus exams are normally performed by nasal swab. 

On the briefing on Saturday, all journalists have been screened for fevers earlier than getting into the briefing room as a part of a brand new coverage of checking the temperature of anybody who is available in shut contact with Trump or Vice President Mike Pence. 

One journalist was reportedly barred from getting into the briefing after displaying a excessive temperature.

White Home spokeswoman Katie Miller mentioned in a press release that the reporter’s temperature was taken 3 times inside 15 minutes, and every time was above the 100.four diploma threshold that the CDC defines as a fever. 

A member of the media gets their temperature taken over concerns about the coronavirus in the James Brady Briefing Room at the White House on Saturday

A member of the media will get their temperature taken over considerations in regards to the coronavirus within the James Brady Briefing Room on the White Home on Saturday

The White Home introduced earlier within the day that ‘out of an abundance of warning, temperature checks are actually being carried out on any people who’re in shut contact with the president and vp’.

Pence had been scheduled to guide the briefing however Trump led it off with a shock look, touting his dealing with of the disaster and taking credit score for an enormous inventory market rally as he delivered a press convention over the last 30 minutes of Friday’s buying and selling session.

Opposite to medical recommendation, the president was seen Friday shaking palms all spherical as he gathered his coronavirus response staff on the White Home — a follow he mentioned Saturday owed to long-time behavior as a politician however which he mentioned must change. 

At Saturday’s briefing, Trump additionally revealed that his personal temperature had been checked earlier than he entered the room.

On his approach out of the room, as reporters requested him what his temperature was, he turned and shouted, ‘completely regular!’   

Trump mentioned Friday he’d ‘most probably’ get examined for the novel coronavirus, as he was grilled on his current contacts with a number of members of a visiting Brazilian presidential delegation who’ve since examined optimistic. 

On his way out of the room, as reporters asked him what his temperature was, he turned and shouted, 'totally normal!'

On his approach out of the room, as reporters requested him what his temperature was, he turned and shouted, ‘completely regular!’

A member of the White House physicians office (left) checks temperatures of media members before the briefing as part of a new policy to screen those near Trump for fevers

A member of the White Home physicians workplace (left) checks temperatures of media members earlier than the briefing as a part of a brand new coverage to display these close to Trump for fevers

Members of the media lined up to have their temperatures checked before the briefing

Members of the media lined as much as have their temperatures checked earlier than the briefing

On Friday, Brazil’s Performing Ambassador Nestor Forster examined optimistic for coronavirus, making him the third one that visited Mar-a-Lago with Trump final weekend to be confirmed with the virus.  

A letter from Conley despatched on Friday night time revealed that Trump had dinner with Forster on March 6 and each the president and his daughter Ivanka are pictured on the night with the ambassador.

The president additionally got here into contact with Brazilian Press Secretary Fabio Wajngarten on Saturday who examined optimistic and he attended a dinner on Sunday after which one of many attendees was additionally recognized. It is not clear who that attendee is.  

Forster was the third particular person over the area of a weekend that Trump and members of the primary household encountered who’ve since examined optimistic for the lethal coronavirus.  

Ivanka has now had a number of brushes with the coronavirus together with with Australian Residence Affairs Minister Peter Dutton days earlier than he examined optimistic.  

She stayed dwelling on Friday however is displaying no signs, doesn’t must self-quarantine and stayed dwelling out of an abundance of warning, the White Home mentioned.  

President Trump said he might get tested at a press conference on Friday

President Trump mentioned he would possibly get examined at a press convention on Friday

A letter from Trump's doctor who insisted that he does not need to be tested

A letter from Trump’s physician who insisted that he doesn’t have to be examined

When requested if he can be examined, Trump mentioned: ‘More than likely, yeah, most probably. Not for that motive. however as a result of I believe I’ll do it in any case.’ 

Nevertheless in a letter final night time, Conley mentioned that Trump nonetheless stays low threat and doesn’t have to be examined – suggesting a change of coronary heart within the administration.   

‘This night, we realized of one other dinner visitor, this one sharing the president and the White Home delegation, who was symptom-free till this morning and has since examined optimistic for COVID-19,’ the in-house doctor mentioned in a letter of Ambassador Forster’s analysis.

TRUMP’S BRUSH WITH CORONAVIRUS AT MAR-A-LAGO 

Friday, March 6: Trump and Ivanka have dinner with Brazil’s Performing Ambassador Nestor Forster who examined optimistic Friday

Saturday, March 7: Trump and Mike Pence are pictured with Brazilian Press Secretary Fabio Wajngarten who examined optimistic

Sunday, March 8: A visitor who attended a Trump Victory dinner at which Trump delivered remarks examined optimistic

Trump can also be pictured shaking palms with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has been examined twice

‘The president’s publicity to the primary particular person was extraordinarily restricted ({photograph}, handshake) and though he spent extra time in proximity to the second case, all interplay occurred earlier than any symptom onset.

‘These interactions can be categorized as LOW threat for transmission per CDC tips, and as such, there isn’t a want for dwelling quarantine right now.’

Trump has now been close to three folks inside three days who’ve examined optimistic for the virus sparking additional considerations that he could have been uncovered.

These worries have now been put aside along with his unfavourable outcomes.  

The primary Brazilian affected person Trump was confirmed as assembly final weekend was Wajngarten who’s pictured with each Trump and Mike Pence sporting a ‘Make Brazil Nice Once more’ hat final Saturday. 

A second one that visited Mar-a-Lago final Sunday additionally examined optimistic for the coronavirus on Friday as President Trump declared a nationwide emergency over the pandemic and introduced that he would get examined.

Ambassador Forster’s analysis was the third. 

The Brazilian authorities confirmed Forster’s analysis in a tweet: ‘Brazil’s Chargé d’Affaires Ambassador Nestor Forster has realized tonight that he has examined optimistic for Covid-19. Following medical recommendation, Amb. Forster will prolong his self-quarantine, which he had already positioned himself into as a precautionary measure, for one more two weeks.’ 

Public life in the USA has come to a halt as circumstances rise over 2,600 and the dying toll hit 52 however Trump and the primary household proceed to withstand going into self-isolation.  

President Donald Trump shaking hands with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a dinner at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday night; Bolsonaro's condition is claimed to be negative on a second test, after it was positive on a first one

President Donald Trump shaking palms with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro throughout a dinner at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday night time; Bolsonaro’s situation is claimed to be unfavourable on a second take a look at, after it was optimistic on a primary one

Trump mentioned in a press convention Friday that he would get examined however not as a result of he stood beside the Wajngarten on Saturday however ‘as a result of I believe I’ll do it anyway’.

The president continued to disregard public well being specialists recommendation all through the convention and shook palms, patted backs and touched his microphone 31 occasions.   

Information of the second and third circumstances have been solely revealed following the press convention.  

‘I’M NOT TAKING PRECAUTIONS AFTER BOLSONARO DINNER,’ SAYS TRUMP 

The president mentioned he wasn’t taking precautions after Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro, who he had dinner with Saturday night time at Mar-a-Lago, was examined for the illness. 

Bolsonaro’s first take a look at was optimistic however a second take a look at got here again unfavourable.

Bolsonaro’s press aide additionally examined optimistic and he posed with Trump. 

The president is a clinically-obese 73-year-old.

‘No. We now have no signs in any way,’ he mentioned. ‘And we had an incredible assembly with the president of Brazil. 

‘Bolsonaro, nice man. Very large,’ he mentioned.

‘He is doing a unbelievable job for Brazil. And, as you understand, he examined unfavourable – that means nothing unsuitable – this morning and we received that phrase, too. As a result of we did have dinner with him.

‘We have been sitting subsequent to one another for an extended time period.’

The information of the second case was revealed via an e mail from Republican social gathering officers despatched to different company current on the president’s personal property final weekend.

‘In case you or any of your family members is ailing or develops a fever, shortness of breath, or different respiratory signs, please contact your medical supplier,’ the e-mail learn. 

The second analysis concerned a visitor of a donor who was not involved with Trump, based on the Washington Publish. 

It isn’t recognized whether or not the person has developed COVID-19, the illness brought on by the virus. 

The president introduced the hurried press convention Friday after studies out of Brazil mentioned the President Jair Bolsonaro examined optimistic for coronavirus. 

One of many main newspapers in Rio de Janeiro, Journal O Dia, reported the information of Bolsonaro’s optimistic take a look at.

Bolsonaro, 64, was checked for the illness after his aide Wajngarten examined optimistic for it.

However a second take a look at that got here again on Friday confirmed the president examined unfavourable, based on a press release on Bolsonaro’s official Fb web page, which is including to the questions and confusion.

‘The Armed Forces Hospital and (diagnostic laboratory) Sabin have returned a unfavourable take a look at outcome for COVID-19 for the President of the Republic Jair Bolsonaro,’ the posting mentioned. 

It was accompanied by a photograph of Bolsonaro flashing an obscene arm gesture on the press.

On Thursday, Trump brushed apart considerations about his encounter with the Brazilians – only one in a collection of brushes the president has had with the highly-contagious illness.

Each Bolsonaro and Wajngarten, his press secretary, have been at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday night time. Wajngarten had his photograph take with President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

The third case Ambassador Forster is doubtlessly probably the most dangerous for Trump as they spent a dinner sitting on the identical desk.  

Donald Trump announced a state of national emergency in the Rose Garden at a hastily organized press conference Friday but continued to ignore public health experts advice and touched his mic 31 times during the conference, shaking hands and patting backs

Donald Trump introduced a state of nationwide emergency within the Rose Backyard at a unexpectedly organized press convention Friday however continued to ignore public well being specialists recommendation and touched his mic 31 occasions in the course of the convention, shaking palms and patting backs

President Jair Bolsonaro, right, along with his Press Secretary, Fabio Wajngarten (second from left, partially obscured), during a meeting with US President Donald Trump at the Mar-a-Lago residence last weekend. The meeting sparked fears Trump encountered the coronavirus

President Jair Bolsonaro, proper, alongside along with his Press Secretary, Fabio Wajngarten (second from left, partially obscured), throughout a gathering with US President Donald Trump on the Mar-a-Lago residence final weekend. The assembly sparked fears Trump encountered the coronavirus

Trump and the primary household have resisted going into self-quarantine regardless of different lawmakers who got here into contact with these testing optimistic for the illness going into voluntary isolation.

The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention recommends testing for those who ‘have been in shut contact with an individual recognized to have’ the virus. The company defines shut contact as ‘being inside roughly 6 toes (2 meters) of a COVID-19 case for a chronic time period.’ 

Additionally, based on CDC tips, the president can be thought-about ‘medium’ threat for publicity. 

Different world leaders are self-quarantining. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in a voluntary 14-day quarantine after his spouse, Sophie, examined optimistic for the illness.

A number of members of the primary household have been on the Winter White Home Saturday night time the place there was a party for Kimberly Guilfoyle, the girlfriend of Donald Trump Jr., along with the working dinner for the Brazilian delegation.

A kind of was Ivanka Trump, who, it was revealed late Thursday, had one other brush with the illness.

She and Legal professional Normal Invoice Barr posed for {a photograph} with Australian Residence Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on March 5 – days earlier than he examined optimistic for coronavirus.  

Ivanka Trump stayed dwelling on Friday however is displaying no signs, doesn’t must self-quarantine and stayed dwelling out of an abundance of warning, the White Home mentioned. 

‘The White Home is conscious that Mr. Dutton examined optimistic for COVID-19. He was asymptomatic in the course of the interplay. Exposures from the case have been assessed and the White Home Medical Unit confirmed, in accordance with CDC steering, that Ivanka is exhibiting no signs and doesn’t must self-quarantine. She labored from dwelling as we speak out of an abundance of warning till steering was given,’ White Home Deputy press secretary Judd Deere mentioned in a press release. 

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s high infectious illness knowledgeable on the Nationwide Institutes of Well being, mentioned he would ‘possible’ have been examined after coming if he had come into contact with Bolsonaro’s aide who examined optimistic for the coronavirus. 

When requested hypothetically if he would get a take a look at, he informed ABC’s ‘Good Morning America’: ‘Seemingly I might, however I am unsure.’

‘It is determined by the circumstances,’ he added. 

Wajngarten, the Bolsonaro aide who was at Mar-a-Lago for Saturday’s dinner and the party, examined optimistic for the virus, setting off a series of occasions on Thursday, together with a take a look at for his boss. Brazil has at the very least 73 confirmed circumstances of coronavirus and nil deaths up to now. 

MARCH 7: Trump, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro with President Trump, National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien, and Ivanka Trump at a working dinner at Mar-a-Lago

MARCH 7: Trump, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro with President Trump, Nationwide Safety Adviser Robert O’Brien, and Ivanka Trump at a working dinner at Mar-a-Lago

The weekend’s encounter was simply the most recent brush Trump has had with the coronavirus. An attendee at CPAC, the annual conservative convention that the president addressed on the finish of February, examined optimistic for the virus.

The American Conservative Union, which sponsors the convention, was fast to say the particular person had no direct contact with Trump or Pence, who additionally spoke.

However three lawmakers went into self-quarantine as a result of they did and all had contact with the president: new White Home Chief of Employees Mark Meadows, Rep. Doug Collins and Rep. Matt Gaetz.

Gaetz was additionally at Mar-a-Lago on Saturday night time for the dinner and party. Moreover, the Florida Republican flew again to Washington D.C. with the president on Air Drive One on Monday.

Trump didn’t hesitate to unfold germs Friday by repeatedly shaking palms throughout his coronavirus press convention, breaking the CDC’s tips on easy methods to keep away from contracting the lethal virus.

However Trump wasn’t the one one to flout the security tips. Vice President Mike Pence, members of the coronavirus job pressure and CEOs adjusted the identical microphone after they got here to talk on the podium.

In the meantime, members of the media have been all packed into the viewers and sitting in shoulder-to-shoulder to listen to Trump’s declaration of a nationwide emergency, disregarding the decision for social isolation.

There have been at the very least 15 folks, together with the President and Vice President, gathered across the podium within the White Home Rose Backyard for the press convention.

At one level, Trump shook palms with Brian Cornell, Chairman and CEO of Goal Company, even after Cornell was seen coughing in his hand.

He additionally shook palms with Doug McMillon, president and CEO of Walmart, in the course of the information convention.

When Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID, approached the rostrum to talk, he and Trump each adjusted the microphone and their palms overlapped.

Dr. Fauci was additionally seen touching his face all through the press convention.

Dr. Deborah Birx, White Home coronavirus response coordinator, and Mike Pence may be seen with their naked palms on the rostrum.

Donald Trump held a press conference in the White House Rose Garden Friday where he repeatedly shook hands. Seen shaking hands with Brian Cornell, Chairman and CEO of Target Corporation

Donald Trump held a press convention within the White Home Rose Backyard Friday the place he repeatedly shook palms. Seen shaking palms with Brian Cornell, Chairman and CEO of Goal Company

CVS Executive Vice President Thomas Moriarty was also among the CEOs to shake hands with President Trump

CVS Government Vice President Thomas Moriarty was additionally among the many CEOs to shake palms with President Trump

When Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID approached the podium to speak, he and Trump both adjusted the microphone and their hands overlapped

When Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of NIAID approached the rostrum to talk, he and Trump each adjusted the microphone and their palms overlapped

Trump went in for a handshake as Bruce Green,  Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer of the LHC Group, offered his elbow instead

Trump went in for a handshake as Bruce Inexperienced,  Government Vice President and Chief Technique and Innovation Officer of the LHC Group, provided his elbow as a substitute 

However Bruce Greenstein, Government Vice President and Chief Technique and Innovation Officer of the LHC Group, did take precaution by providing his elbow when President Trump when in for a handshake.

The president responded the elbow bump with: ‘Oh okay, I like that. That is good.’

Trump’s nationwide emergency declaration will enable him to entry $50 billion in emergency funds.

‘The motion I’m taking will open up entry to as much as $50 billion of essential and a big amount of cash for states and territories, localities in our shared struggle towards this illness. Furtherance of the order, I am asking each state to arrange emergency operations facilities instantly,’ Trump mentioned.

He spoke on a day when questions mounted about whether or not he has been contaminated with the virus himself, along with his daughter Ivanka in self-isolation – and as markets suffered yet one more wild trip. 

‘I would like to supply an replace to the American folks on a number of decisive new actions we’re taking which can be very vigilant effort to fight and finally defeat the corona virus, we have been working very exhausting on this. We have made large progress,’ he mentioned.

‘Europe was simply designated because the hotspot proper now. We closed that border awhile in the past. That was fortunate, via expertise or luck, no matter you need. However via a really collective motion and shared sacrifice, nationwide willpower, we’ll overcome the specter of the virus.

‘Like our earlier, very aggressive actions with China this measure will save numerous lives.

‘To unleash the total energy of the federal authorities did the separate as we speak I’m formally declaring a nationwide emergency – two very huge phrases,’ Trump mentioned.

‘The motion I’m taking will open up entry to as much as $50 billion of essential and a big amount of cash for states and territories, localities in our shared struggle towards this illness. Furtherance of the order, I am asking each state to arrange emergency operations facilities instantly,’ he added. 



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