US President Donald Trump at the dinner table with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a meal at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 7, 2020.
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U.S President Donald Trump shared the same table with a guest at Mar-a-Lago who has since tested positive for the new coronavirus, the White House physician said Friday, adding that there was no need for the president to be quarantined.
The incident took place at his Florida resort Mar-a-Lago last weekend, when Trump was hosting a Brazilian delegation including the country’s President Jair Bolsonaro and his press secretary, Fabio Wajngarten. Wajngarten was later tested positive for the highly contagious virus, which has spread to more than 120 countries and killed at least 5,000 people worldwide.
“This evening we learned of another dinner guest, this one sharing the table with the President and White House delegation, who was symptom-free until this morning and has since tested positive for…