Wajngarten was accompanying Bolsonaro on a trip to the USA, during which Trump and the Brazilian President dined together.
It was announced Wednesday night that Wajngarten would be tested for COVID-19, which Brazil's Health Ministry has so far reported 52 confirmed cases of the virus. "And coronavirus, which is not all the mainstream media makes it out to be", the Brazilian leader said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.
For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. "Although I believe I did not have personal contact with the infected person and I'm not displaying any symptoms, after speaking with healthcare professionals, I have chose to follow Department of Health protocol and self-quarantine out of an abundance of caution". I am feeling healthy and not experiencing any symptoms at this time. Patty Murray of Washington state and Gary Peters of MI, sent a letter asking Trump to "immediately" consider disaster declaration requests for the coronavirus.
Scott canceled a Thursday press conference where he was supposed to outline his plan to deal with the coronavirus.
Florida's Senator Rick Scott, who met Bolsonaro in Miami, also said in a statement that he will self-quarantine despite believing his personal risk is low. He did lead a Senate Small Business Committee hearing on Thursday morning.
"For most people, COVID-19 infection will cause mild illness; however, it can make some people very ill and, in some people, it can be fatal", the World Health Organization says. He said the Capitol physician told him he has no reason to self-quarantine.
"We are monitoring the situation closely and will update everyone as we get more information", she said.
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That is because the 14-day self isolation period ends on Friday, with it being a fortnight then since the players met Marinakis. While sporting events across Europe have been affected, the United Kingdom government advice now is to carry on as normal.
Following the positive test, one of Trump's closest confidantes, USA senator Lindsey Graham, has gone into self-quarantine after he attended the same meeting.
A top aide to the Brazilian president who came in contact with President Trump at Mar-a-Lago over the weekend tested positive for the coronavirus, according to a report on Thursday. Lindsey Graham who was at Mar a Lago on Saturday said they will self-quarantine.
Graham had undergone a coronavirus test and was awaiting the result.
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 later attended a birthday party for Kimberly Guilfoyle, the former Fox News host who is now the chair of Trump's campaign's finance committee. However, it is not clear when the photo was taken.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday (March 12) said he was not concerned about the possibility of being exposed to the coronavirus after dining last week with a Brazilian government official who has since tested positive for the disease.
Grisham said that under U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, "there is now no indication to test patients without symptoms, and only people with prolonged close exposure to confirmed positive cases should self-quarantine".