04:44 GMT03 April 2020
Listen Live
    Get short URL
    Coronavirus Outbreak Turns Into Pandemic (233)

    According to reports, the US president previously met at least two people, who were later diagnosed with the novel coronavirus disease.

    US President Donald Trump does not require any tests or quarantine after meeting people who were subsequently confirmed to have COVID-19, a memo from White House physician Sean P. Conley says.

    A Brazilian government official, Fabio Wajngarten, tested positive for the coronavirus just days after he was present at talks between Trump and President Jair Bolsonaro.

    Another Brazilian official, who had shared a table with Trump and the whole US delegation was also later diagnosed with the infection.

    The president earlier declared a national emergency amid the rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the United States. According to the latest reports, there are at least 2,204 people infected with it and the death toll is currently at 49. Meanwhile, in total around 145,000 coronavirus cases have been confirmed globally, and over 5,400 people have died due to the disease.

    Coronavirus Outbreak Turns Into Pandemic (233)
    quarantine, quarantine, quarantine, tests, test, coronavirus, COVID-19, United States, Donald Trump
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via SputnikComment via Facebook