Trump tests negative for coronavirus, says White House physician

US President Donald Trump had taken the coronavirus test on Friday night

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To President Trump it is business as usual on the outside even as he is feverishly trying to find diversion mechanisms to wriggle out of a mess that is his own creation.

United States President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus, the White House physician said.

Trump had taken the coronavirus test on Friday (March 13) night. The results came out in less than 24 hours.

“Last night, after an in-depth discussion with the President regarding the COVID-19 test, he elected to proceed. This evening, I received confirmation that the test is negative,” Dr Sean Conley, the presidential physician, said in a memorandum to White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham on Saturday (March 14).

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“One week after having dinner with the Brazilian delegation in Mar-a-Lago, the President remains symptom-free,” he said.

“I have been in the daily contact with the CDC (Centre for Disease Control) and the White House Task Force, and we are encouraging the implementation of all their best practices for exposure reduction and transmission mitigation,” Conley added.

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