Trump may have had contact with an infected Brazilian official

WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence had almost no contact with a member of the Brazilian delegation who was found to have a coronavirus, there is no need to test them, the White House reports.

“The White House is aware of reports that after the visit of the Brazilian delegation to Mar-a-Lago (Trump’s residence in Florida) over the weekend, one of its members was diagnosed positive for COVID-19,” the report says.

However, as indicated in the message, “both the President and Vice President almost did not interact with the person who gave a positive result, and it does not require testing (trump and Pence) at the moment.”

Earlier, tests for coronavirus with Fabio Weingarten-head of the Secretariat for public communications under the administration of the Brazilian President-gave a positive result, the Globo portal reported. Before this, the Estado de S. Paulo newspaper reported that Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is under medical supervision due to suspected coronavirus with Weingarten. Both Brazilians visited the US last week, where they met with Trump. Trump himself said that he did not do the tests.

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