United States President, Donald Trump has tested negative for the deadly coronavirus.
Trump who recently held a meeting with Brazilian officials who tested positive to the virus, was tested for the virus on Saturday.
CNN reports that a statement from the White House said Trump took the test after coming into recent contact with two individuals who have tested positive for the virus.
“Last night after an in-depth discussion with the President regarding COVID-19 testing, he elected to proceed,” it read.
Trump’s doctor, Sean P. Conley also maintained that the result confirmed that the president’s COVID-19 was “symptom free.”
The virus which originated from Wuhan China has hit more 21 African nations.
Namibia, Rwanda, and Eswatini on Friday reported their first cases.
Source: News update