President Donald Trump stated Saturday he had taken a coronavirus check, because the White House started protectively checking the temperature of anybody coming into shut contact with him or Vice President Mike Pence.
Appearing at a White House information convention the place he tried once more to supply steerage and assurance to fearful Americans, Trump stated he had but to obtain the outcomes of his personal check.
Contrary to medical recommendation, the president was seen Friday shaking fingers all spherical as he gathered his coronavirus response staff on the White House — a follow he stated Saturday owed to long-time behavior as a politician however which he stated must change.
President Trump stated Friday he’d “most likely” get examined for the novel coronavirus, as he was grilled on his current contacts with a number of members of a visiting Brazilian presidential delegation who’ve since examined constructive.
But a White House physician later walked that again, saying he “remains without symptoms” and didn’t should be examined.
Briefing reporters on Saturday, the president stated he did certainly take the check on Friday evening, and anticipated the ends in a day or two.
The White House introduced earlier within the day that “out of an abundance of caution, temperature checks are now being performed on any individuals who are in close contact with the president and vice president.”
Before Saturday’s briefing, a member of the White House medical staff took the temperature of all journalists wishing to attend.
One of them was excluded after a excessive studying.
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