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Trump Gets Tested for Wuhan Coronavirus

President Donald Trump got tested for the new coronavirus.

“I decided I should based on the press conference yesterday. People were asking me, did I take the test?” Trump told reporters at a press conference in Washington on Saturday after a meeting of the White House Coronavirus Task Force.

The results will be available in a day or two, he said.

Trump is not showing any symptoms, he reiterated, echoing previous statements by his doctor and the White House.

Trumps physician told the White House late Friday that the president did not need to be tested.

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President Donald Trump, flanked by officials and business leaders, announces a national emergency with regard to the coronavirus in the White House Rose Garden in Washington on March 13, 2020. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/The Epoch Times)

Three people who were recently at the presidents Florida resort, where he spent time last weekend, have tested positive for COVID-19, the virus the disease causes.

Two of them, members of Brazils delegation to the United States, interacted with Trump. The president “briefly came in contact” with one, physician Sean Conley said. Trump spent more time with the other Brazilian but “allRead More – Source