- The United States' White House has announced the result of President Donald Trump's coronavirus test
- According to the White House physician Sean Conley, Trump's came back negative, so he does not have the virus
- Conley said Trump agreed to take the test on Friday, March 13 after deep discussion.
- Trump announced he had taken the test on Saturday, March 14 because the media was so concerned about his status after he met with people, some of who are now positive
The president of the United States of America, Donald Trump, does not have the deadly coronavirus disease called COVID-19.
This much was confirmed by the White House through its physician, Dr Sean Conley.
According to Fox News, Conley announced Trump tested negative to the viral disease which has killed thousands across the globe and infected tens of thousands more.
CNN also reported that the doctor said Trump agreed to take the test after a very thorough conversation on why he had to go through it.
"This evening I received confirmation that the test is negative," Conley revealed
The US president announced he was tested during a press conference on Saturday, March 14.
Trump said he was tested for the virus on Friday, March 13, adding that the result will take one or two days before it came out.
Initially, the White House had, on Thursday, March 12, said President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence did not need testing for coronavirus despite having met with an aide to Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro who afterwards tested positive for the disease.
The White House says it is working closely with various agencies to ensure every precaution is taken to keep the president and vice president families healthy.
Stephanie Grisham, the spokesperson for the White House, made the statement on Thursday, March 12, after reports emerged that a member of the Brazilian delegation which held a meeting with the US president and vice president tested positive for coronavirus.
Jair Bolsonaro, the president of Brazil, on Friday, March 13, tested positive for the global pandemic, coronavirus, just some days after his meeting with President Donald Trump in Miami, Florida.
According to the New York Times, Bolsonaro was known to have said that the virus is only a fantasy.
The president had earlier said: “During the past year, obviously, we have had moments of crisis. A lot of that is fantasy. And coronavirus, which is not [what] all the mainstream media makes it out to be.”
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