US President Donald Trump examined destructive for the coronavirus, the White Home doctor mentioned Saturday night after the president held a press briefing on the administration’s newest strikes to fight the outbreak.
The president consented to a check Friday evening, Navy Commander Sean Conley mentioned in a press release launch in Washington, D.C., and he stays symptom-free one week after eating with a Brazilian authorities delegation, a few of whose members have examined constructive for the sickness, at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
Trump, who has continued to shake fingers with folks, together with throughout his announcement Friday on the White Home that he was declaring a nationwide emergency, regardless of the advice to restrict bodily contact, informed reporters that “it almost becomes a habit.”
The assertion didn’t say if Trump will likely be re-tested.
Trump mentioned that he has been examined for coronavirus after being questioned about it throughout at White Home’s Rose Backyard tackle on Friday.
“I also took the test last night,” Trump mentioned through the White Home briefing. “And I decided I should, based on the press conference yesterday. People were asking, ‘Did I take the test?’”
Requested when check outcomes can be returned, he mentioned: “A day, two days. They send it to a lab.”
Trump additionally touted the bipartisan congressional funding package deal handed early Saturday and the rise within the inventory markets following his Rose Backyard tackle.
“I was honoured to see that the stock market, you were mostly there with us, set a record in a short period of time, over 45-minute period that we had the press conference yesterday in the rose garden,” Trump mentioned. “That was a record. All-time record. I think we should do one of them every day perhaps. How about five times a day? We’ll do one five times a day.”
He additionally introduced that the White Home is increasing its journey ban to passengers from the UK and Eire, additionally hinting that aid for the airline and cruise trade can be coming quickly.
The president was joined on the press occasion by Vice President Mike Pence, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Housing Secretary Ben Carson and well being officers, together with Seema Verma, Anthony Fauci and Deborah Birx, who’ve been main the administration’s response to the outbreak. Not current was Well being and Human Providers Secretary Alex Azar, whose standing has been diminished in within the wake of the outbreak.