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Coronavirus

Trump tests negative for coronavirus after risk of exposure

US to expand travel ban to UK and Ireland from Monday

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives at a press briefing with members of the Coronavirus Task Force at the White House on Saturday.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- U.S. President Donald Trump tested negative for the new coronavirus, his physician said in a statement Saturday evening.

The president agreed to being checked Friday amid growing concerns that he had been in contact with individuals who have tested positive for the virus.

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