Brazil's Anti-Gay President Being Tested for COVID After Dinner with Trump

Wajngarten's wife confirmed that her husband had been infected with the novel coronavirus in a message on a WhatsApp group addressed to parents of the school where their daughters study.

Wajngarten has not confirmed nor denied the positive test, but he tweeted: 'Despite what the rotten media have already said about my religion, my family and my company, now they are talking about my health.

He added that he was fine, showing no symptoms, but was self-quarantining out of "an abundance of caution". However, he said he is feeling healthy and not experiencing any symptoms as of this afternoon.

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Scott canceled a Thursday press conference where he was supposed to outline his plan to deal with the coronavirus.

Florida Sen. Rick Scott said Thursday that he has chose to self-quarantine due to possible contact with Wajngarten. He did lead a Senate Small Business Committee hearing on Thursday morning.

For weeks, Trump had said the impact from the virus would be limited within the United States and that Americans should get on with their lives, while taking common sense steps like washing hands and staying at home when sick. Talented guy. He said he sees no reason to do it.

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Bolsonaro's aide posted an image of himself standing with Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence at Mar-a-Lago over the weekend. "We had dinner together in Florida, at Mar-a-Lago, with the entire delegation", Trump told McClatchy. He is awaiting the results of a second test to confirm the diagnosis, according to the newspaper Estadão.

Members of Congress must vote in person, which means any of them who self-quarantine will be prevented from voting on legislation.

The Brazilian press secretary also shared on Instagram a video he took of Trump, standing a few feet from him, doing a speech on the U.S. -Brazil relationship.

US President Donald Trump is "not concerned" he might have contracted coronavirus from the communications secretary of Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who was diagnosed with the virus on Thursday.

U.S. Press Secretary, Stephanie Grisham, released a statement following the breaking news.

The White House did not respond to repeated questions about the development, including whether the president and his senior staff are being tested for the virus and who, if anyone is planning to self-quarantine, given their direct contact with someone who has now tested positive.

  • Sonia Alvarado