Brazilian Official Tests Positive After Meeting Trump

Reuters reports:

A Brazilian government official who attended an official meeting at Mr Donald Trump’s resort in Florida on Saturday (March 7) and posted a photo of himself standing next to the US President is being tested for coronavirus, the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper said.

Mr Fabio Wajngarten is Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s communications secretary and he accompanied the far-right leader on a visit to Florida that included dinner with Mr Trump at Mar-A-Lago.

In response to the article, Mr Wajngarten wrote on Twitter that he is healthy. However, he did not deny that he was tested for the virus after returning to Brazil.