Coronavirus: Second guest who was at Mar-a-Lago with Trump tests positive for Covid-19

It is not clear if the individual had the virus by the time of the event

David Maclean
New York
Friday 13 March 2020 23:07 GMT
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(REUTERS)

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A second person who visited Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate last weekend has tested positive for coronavirus, according to The Washington Post.

A senior campaign official said the donor did not interact with the president during a fundraiser Sunday.

Donors who were at the Trump Victory-sponsored event were emailed today with the news.

The message added that the group is “not aware if the individual had the virus by the time of the event”.

The other patient to come in contact with Mr Trump was Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s communications director, Fábio Wajngarten, who was diagnosed with Covid-19 after his visit to South Florida.

Bolsonaro reported testing negative for Covid-19. Mr Trump said on Friday he will be tested “fairly soon.”

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