After just a few hours after it became known that trump was tested for the disease, the White house announced that 73-year-old President of the United States received a negative test result for coronavirus. It is reported Bloomberg.
According to the report of the White House, the President argued against testing for the coronavirus, because he believed that it could be regarded as “weakness” and intensify the panic.
President Donald Trump has tested negative for the novel coronavirus, according to a memorandum from the president’s physician https://t.co/JKZqZ2H45m
— Bloomberg (@business) March 15, 2020
On Saturday morning, the day after trump said “most likely” will be tested, the journalists were forced to follow the new Protocol and check its temperature (a fever is one symptom of infection). At least one journalist was not allowed to attend the press conference.