Assistant to the President of Brazil, attended the meeting with the President of the United States Donald trump in Florida, infected with a coronavirus, according to CNA. This information was confirmed in the Brazilian government.
Fabio Weingarten accompanied the Brazilian leader Jairo Bolsonaro during his visit To the US. After meeting in a Miami assistant posted in Instagram photo, on which he’s standing next to trump and Vice-President of the United States by Michael Penny. Politicians have posed with the caps, which show a slightly modified campaign slogan of Donald trump “will Make Brazil great again!” (in the original it was about America).
In Brazil Weingarten came on Wednesday, March 12. After his return he was diagnosed with flu-like symptoms. Now assistant Bolsonaro is quarantined. The President of Brazil and members of the delegation who visited the United States are under medical supervision, transmits radio “Freedom”.
By trump in conversation with journalists after meeting with Prime Minister of Ireland Leo Varadkar said he does not feel any anxiety in connection with disease of the Brazilian negotiating partner. “Let’s just say I’m not concerned,” said trump. He added that the meeting with Bolsonaro the participants “didn’t do anything too unusual.”
Trump noted that the meeting with the Prime Minister of Ireland he Varadkar chose not to press each other’s hand. The American President, according to him, it caused a “strange feeling”.
The first case of infection with coronavirus COVID-19 in Brazil was confirmed in late February. According to the latest data, there now infected 69 people.
In Russia for today have registered six new cases of the disease. Four patients are in Moscow, one in Kaliningrad and Krasnodar Krai. The total number of cases is 34. Three of them recovered. Moscow authorities have canceled all activities involving more than five thousand people.
In Russia, the coronavirus is also “selected” to the political elite. Some deputies from the liberal democratic party sent to the quarantine, said the MP Sergey Katasonov. Earlier, the leader of the party Vladimir Zhirinovsky accused Katasonova in violation of the isolation after returning from France, and proposed to deprive him of his mandate, reports RIA “Novosti”.
State Duma speaker Vyacheslav Volodin called the penalty excessive, but stated that it was necessary to take “appropriate measures” and to isolate contacts Katasonova colleagues. So, the quarantine will send his assistants and deputies, sitting next to at the meetings. Their passes in the state Duma temporarily cancel.
The MP said that he had visited France before the country is considered unsafe, however, to object to the proposed security measures did not. According to Katasonova, in addition to isolate him another seven or eight people.
In Ukraine on Thursday revealed two new cases of infection. The country is now three patients. March 11, Ukrainian authorities have closed until April 3, all schools and banned public meetings of more than 200 people. Meeting of the Verkhovna Rada did not cancel.
The new type of coronavirus СOVID-19 began to spread from China in the end of last year. Since the beginning of the epidemic in the world has infected more than 130 thousand people died almost 5 thousand people.