Mar 14, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Trump tests negative for coronavirus

President Trump responds at the press briefing room at the White House on Saturday. Photo: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

President Trump's test for the novel coronavirus came back negative, his physician said Saturday.

Why it matters: Trump was tested Friday night after people he had met with at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida last weekend showed symptoms or tested positive, including Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's press secretary.

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Trump says he'll "most likely" get tested for coronavirus

President Trump said at a Friday press conference that he'd "most likely" get tested for coronavirus.

Why it matters: The president was photographed with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's press secretary at Mar-a-Lago over the weekend, who later tested positive for the virus. Trump brushed off that interaction as the reason for the test, but said he would "do it anyway."

Jair Bolsonaro says he tested negative for coronavirus

Trump and Bolsonaro at Mar-a-Lago on March 7. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that he had tested negative for coronavirus.

Why it matters: Bolsonaro met with President Trump at Mar-a-Lago on Sunday.

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Bolsonaro aide tests positive for coronavirus days after Trump meeting

Bolsonaro (L) at dinner with Trump at Mar-a-Lago, March 7. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's press secretary tested positive for coronavirus days after taking part in meetings with President Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Brazilian newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo reports and multiple American outlets have confirmed.

The latest: Bolsonaro is currently being monitored, according to Brazilian media. Fabio Wajngarten, the aide, was photographed with Trump on Saturday.

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